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A Revisit Of "Open Lung Biopsy - My Truth"

Twelve years ago today I officially began this journey with Sarcoidosis when I had an open lung biopsy. Four years afterwards I wrote about it. Once more I give you my experience of the worst operation I ever had, but as bad as the experience was, I never regret doing it. 1,064 more words

Sarcoidosis

Denver Bronco Battles Complex Disease For Mom And Others

By Kathy Walsh

(CBS4) – A Denver Bronco is determined to help thousands battling a disease you don’t often hear about. Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that usually affects the lungs. 418 more words

News

The Surprising Effects of Loneliness on Health - The New York Times

Scientists are gaining a more refined — and surprising — understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.
— Read on mobile.nytimes.com/2017/12/11/well/mind/how-loneliness-affects-our-health.html

Sarcoidosis

Even the darkest night will end

Nighttime is still the hardest for me. Between my dad’s meds and his extreme sensitivity to light, he essentially became nocturnal. Most of our real conversations were at night (during the day he was never as clear during his last 5-7 years of life). 336 more words

Grief

Five Things...

Five things I wish I could go back and tell myself when I was newly diagnosed with sarcoidosis:

  1. Nothing is ever going to be “normal” again.
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Awareness

Awareness

We’re three, almost four, days into April now and I have started to write this and deleted it more times than I can count. The last several years was easy to write, it was my life. 354 more words

Grief

A Touchy Subject...

I’m going to put a new twist on a touchy subject for those of us who have sarcoidosis and other invisible illnesses because, over the years that I have now had sarcoidosis, it’s something I have come to see very differently since I was first diagnosed. 936 more words

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