Talking About Pain: Being Hear...

Nov 4, 2018 by

You can have me read this article to you instead of reading it yourself…     Or you can read it the old-fashioned way...

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Stories of Perseverance

Jun 1, 2018 by

It can be difficult to keep your head up when a chronic condition is constantly pulling you back down. Hearing the stories of others can be incredibly helpful. I’ve found that hearing the stories of people that have conditions different from my own are even more helpful. Allow me to share…

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Empathy…For Yourself AND...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Having a chronic condition can be all-consuming at times. It’s hard to think of the needs of others when you are hardly able to handle your own. But I’ve found that sometimes that’s exactly what is needed to get my health (and mindset) back on track.

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What We Don’t Understand...

Jan 25, 2017 by

Frustrations with our medical and healthcare system will occur over and over again for any of us with a chronic diagnosis. But each of us has the ability to help to plug that gap. Here’s why.

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Your Value in Your Own Health ...

Jan 25, 2017 by

We live in a culture of “me, me, me” and “treat yo’self”, and here I am, writing about how to ensure that you don’t forget the value of ‘me’ to your healthcare experience. What have I become?

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The Indisputable Importance of...

Jan 25, 2017 by

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned over the 14 years since my diagnosis, it’s that there is no better way to recognize what you’re doing wrong than to see the impact of hundreds of other people doing it wrong.

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