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Daily Prompt: Trance; and also Depression is real.

I mean, it really does.  But, so does menopause, brain tumors, anxiety, hypothyroidism, loneliness, and a host of other things.  I feel like when I have days like this… 172 more words

ZHeatherChamp

A bright new day

When someone asks me why I am so tired all the time, I take the time to explain that I have a rare, chronic autoimmune disease that is slowly destroying my liver. 389 more words

Autoimmune Disease

The armor of light

Looking back at August 19, 2016, I was in a place in my life where the path was leading me down a journey I had never been before — one of complete despair and helplessness. 533 more words

Everyday Life

Daily Prompt: Solitary

A quick search states that solitary means: existing alone, unaccompanied, alone, friendless.

And it’s funny that I find myself alone as I am writing this post.   142 more words

ZHeatherChamp

Hello! Welcome to Behçet's and Borderline

I know I’m pretty behind trend on this one, but I decided to start a blog. I want to talk about what it’s like to live with multiple disabilities; not because I want sympathy or attention, but because many of them come with their own stigmas, which need to be challenged. 112 more words

Vancouver's St. Paul's Hospital research team makes medical breakthrough

A team at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver has discovered a new test to diagnose a rare disease, known only as IGG-4RD.

Rheumatologist Dr. Mollie Carruthers, an expert in treating it, said most patients initially receive the wrong treatment. 150 more words

News

Hostile Takeover


I cannot stop the growth, the invasion or the pain.

I have tried medication, no medication, herbal remedies, meditation, cognitive behavior therapy, raw diets, vegetable diets, physical and nuclear therapy. 158 more words

Mourning