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Carpe Diem

Every day on my way to work I pass this sign: “Coffee 1 mile, turn right.” For two years now I have passed this sign since work is on the left. 255 more words

Crohn's Disease

for the first time in ...

I struggled to complete the title with the appropriate number to be inserted indicating the time since my lupus was complicated with lupus nephritis. It must have been at least 8 years ago when I was admitted for a kidney biopsy in that pre-war (second world-war) hospital building, which returned with a 50% irreversible damaged and a 30% affected kidney cells results. 453 more words


It's okay to not be okay

I don’t look this cute right now and I’m not smiling because I’m frustrated with my body for not letting me to do what I want to do. 272 more words


No News is Not Necessarily Good News (It's Not Bad Either)

It’s been a while, huh?

It’s been nine months since David had his last check up at the Shiley Eye Center, and one year since he had his last blood work done. 192 more words

Graves Disease

Trending Healthy

I walked out of the Indie Beauty Fair feeling more overwhelmed than encouraged. The process of fighting the crowd, going from booth to booth, and hearing about countless products left me exhausted. 813 more words

Pretty Well

Self Perception

I wonder how many people out there feel the same way I do. If you suffer from any kind of illness, has your self image plummeted after being diagnosed and feeling sick all of the time? 346 more words