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Bipolar Depression and Me: Beginning to Diagnosis

This being my first blog post I guess I’ll start with a quick introduction of myself: Lala’s the name and being depressed & writing is my game- well no not exactly, actually my name is Laura Ann and I’m just a small time writer and chronically ill young woman looking for an outlet to express herself. 1,097 more words

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Being Successful in School while Chronically Ill

School and chronic illness are two things that do not mix well. From the constant absences, and annoyed teachers, to the  piles of make-up work the whole experience can be really difficult, and quite overwhelming. 579 more words

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5 things you learn being chronically ill

Like the majority of people out there, no one tends to appreciate what they have till it’s gone. A common mistake yet still a mistake at that. 930 more words


Importance of Support

Support is very important. It’s great when you have friends and family that is there for you. What can be more important is friendships with fellow spoonies. 149 more words

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Kevin's Dream

Kevin Costello was a senior in high school when members of the Dream Factory of the Jersey Shore met him early last spring. He had been battling follicular lymphoma for a quite a while.  417 more words

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Netflix & Ill

When you are chronically ill, it feels like all you do is watch Netflix and do similar things all day long.


Watch Netflix.

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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

While an illness keeps her bedridden, Bailey watches a wild snail that has taken up residence on her nightstand. As a result, she discovers the solace and sense of wonder that this mysterious creature brings and comes to a greater understanding of her own confined place in the world. 83 more words