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5 Reasons You Should Never Tell a Person with Chronic Illness How to Grieve

We have all heard it before; that friend, that family member, even that complete stranger who tells us to stop pitying ourselves. You know the type—the ones that tell us to move on or quit being so depressed because we’re ruining their good vibes. How about the ones that tell us our life has become… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Should Never Tell a Person with Chronic Illness How to Grieve

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Problem #227 with Chronic Illness: Will the Accused Party Please Rise

Imagine you’re in a court room. As most people do, you allow your lawyer to plead your case for you. In this instance, your lawyer moonlights as your doctor. What can I say? The struggle is real and he’s just trying to make bank. The prosecution calls you to the stand—and the interrogation begins. “Patient… Continue reading Problem #227 with Chronic Illness: Will the Accused Party Please Rise

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Children Can Suffer with Chronic Illness, Too

Often times, children are left to suffer in silence as we adults forget that chronic illness is not just reserved for the old fuddy duddies. Children are just as vulnerable to chronic illness but the support groups, the blogs, and even the research prefer keeping an adults only vibe to them. I don’t think these… Continue reading Children Can Suffer with Chronic Illness, Too