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living with long-term illness

I don’t think I have mentioned this much before, but I have an autoimmune disease and hypocholesterolemia (meaning my body doesn’t produce enough cholesterol) and a bunch of other diagnoses. 609 more words

Post Ten. What's my future?

*Warning – This post touches on a very sensitive issue in the last two paragraphs, maybe especially so for someone currently experiencing bereavement. My intention is not to upset or shock. 1,752 more words

Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating if They Should Post on Facebook

By Jennifer Steidl—Contributor who writes about Chronic Illness

Nobody is “normal.” 1,762 more words

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Post Nine. Why I write this blog.

I came across a blog post from The Mighty this morning and I urge you to please read it. It explains so well why someone living with chronic illness might share so much about their illness on social media. 1,921 more words

The Great Duet // Pain and Joy

Oh gosh. I have been awake all of two hours and the majority of that has been spent crying. I found out today that someone I went to school with has committed suicide, and I am heartbroken. 430 more words

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Flora's story is important, but it doesn't speak for everyone

Flora Lormier’s life and death has opened an important discourse about a person’s right to die, but her experience shouldn’t be perceived as something that everyone with multiple sclerosis will have to live through. 411 more words

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