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Self Care: Journaling

We have had an “upsetting conversation” every Saturday morning for the last three weeks. Also worth noting: my husband has had plans to go out with his friends every Saturday for the last three weeks and accuses me of trying to “suck him in” to a miserable conversation when he is trying to go somewhere. 590 more words

Undoing The Knots

Facing Up To A Fistula

My fistula.  Such a double-edged sword.  I love it and hate it.  Admire it and fear it.

You might be asking: What’s she talking about?  What’s a fistula and why such strong feelings? 625 more words


Visit us at the leading Spanish tourism fair FITUR Health

We are happy to participate in the Spanish tourism fair FITUR presenting our d.HOLIDAY programme. Our Spanish team gives comprehensive information at the Diaverum booth in the exhibition area and in the academic zone where visitors are invited to join various workshops and lectures. 223 more words


Alone & Everything is Changing Around Me

It feels like everything is so deep and big and fucked that most of the time I can’t even feel it, except for when I start to cry all of a sudden. 212 more words

Undoing The Knots

Natalie Cole & the Big Bad Wolves: Hepatitis C, Pulmonary Hypertension, & Renal Failure

When I hear a Nat King Cole song or a duet by Natalie Cole with her late great father, I think of summer afternoons driving down Ocean Parkway, heading to Coney Island with my Dad and sisters. 436 more words

Bradley's Story: Sept 2-6, 2015

Update: I actually wrote this post back in September, a few weeks after everything happened but, I just couldn’t hit the “publish” button. I think it was just too soon for me to share Bradley’s story but now I feel it needs to be told. 2,158 more words

Harold Angel

Today I accidentally stabbed myself with one of Harree’s needles. It happens, every now and again, when attempting to remove the needle cap or getting Harree into position, and it’s not a big deal (they are sterile), but it HURTS. 277 more words