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Home From Hospital

The past 8 days I have been lying in a hospital bed basically writhing in pain.

Rewind to the beginning of that 8 day period and I was being rushed to hospital in an ambulance as my left leg, the one with the non union femur fracture, was like a wooden block and it would not lift off the ground. 1,813 more words

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Meditate on These Things

How often do you find yourself reaching for the phone, to send a text or email the moment something happens in your life?

How often do you stop and pray first, asking God for strength and wisdom or thanking Him for the blessing?  47 more words

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Q&A: I’m 26 years old. For the past 5 years I’ve been experiencing pain and cracking sensations in my hips and knees. I have a history of overeating and purging (10 years). I’ve taken supplements to no avail. Are there any other ways to restore my bones?

Better do some investigation to see what happens to the bones, is hard to recommend meds without knowing the state of your bones.

Some bone problem can be “fixed” with meds, others do permanent damage to the bones and meds can help to stop the deterioration, and sometimes you may need surgery because the meds can’t help.

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Accepting Reality

The term “Rare Disease” suggests unknown territory, complications and no easy answers. That terminology definitely describes my rare bone disease.

My Orthopaedic Specialist appointment today didn’t fully deliver on my previous   542 more words

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Great Expectations

My title might suggest a Charles Dickens book review but rest assured that is not where I am heading with this.

When you live with chronic illness, over time your expectations, of yourself and your medical team in particular, begin to diminish. 713 more words

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Internal Conflicts

I am not at peace. Nothing in me is at peace. I sense the battle, I feel like I am fighting, and its because I am. 1,331 more words