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What a Child Wishes For When They Have a Sick Parent

When I was a little girl, I looked up at the sky every night to search for the brightest star. When I found it, I closed my eyes tight and made the same wish in my head, “Find a cure for my mom.” 406 more words


In a word, Healing

“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.” – Morpheus, The Matrix

You’ll notice my preference toward the word, healing, over other words like, … 297 more words


I was diagnosed with Behçet’s 3 years ago, after suffering from symptoms for at least a decade prior. Doctors would not diagnose me with Behçet’s until I was showing ALL symptoms. 581 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Neuro-Behcets Disease : A rare look into the cognitive effects

Auto-immune diseases affecting cognition are not rare in neuropsychology however, Neuro-Behcets certainly is! So when it arrived on my doorstep I had to share. What Is Neuro-Behcets (pronounced “Beh- shet”)? 530 more words

Clinical Psychology

My Connection to Rare Disease Day

Today is Rare Disease Day. It may just be another day for you, but today is a very special day for my family.

My mom was diagnosed with a rare disease in 1987. 449 more words


No quality evidence on how to manage mouth ulcers in patients with Behçet's disease

Behçet’s disease is a chronic disease characterised by a multitude of signs and symptoms including oral and genital ulcerations, skin lesions and inflammatory vascular involvement of the central nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. 549 more words

Oral Medicine

A song in many parts

I have 15 amazing doctors and specialists, some of whom are the top in their field, but I often feel like to them I’m a list of symptoms, a pile of broken parts, that they are attempting to pacify. 633 more words