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Getting into support groups 

For quite a few years I have been aware of support groups going on for people with conditions such as Crohn’s and colitis. While being aware of these I have never actually taken part in them. 531 more words

Crohn's Disease

July 6th: Filling the Well

After my divorce, I did not magically move on… magically become sound and happy again. I was emotionally drained, physically worn, and spiritually lost. I had nothing to give and yet… I had to find a way to do just that: give to my children, give to my students, and find a way to once again be present in life. 186 more words


Jul 6th, 2015: "Support" Groups

Sorry, it’s another health related blog. Well, an incidentally health related blog. It’s a blog about support groups and forums, that are specifically health related but I suspect my issues would be the same/similar on any type of support group/forum. 686 more words

Blog Like A Mofo

Increased prevalence of 22q

My current project about information seeking in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome families means that I am constantly with ears pricked for any new article or news. 286 more words

Genetics And Science

Did you cluck like a chicken? Symptoms + stress: Coping mechanisms and distraction techniques.

Everyone has their own way of dealing with things and different strategies for managing an uncomfortable situation. This applies to anyone, with or without a medical condition. 1,186 more words


What makes for a good meeting?

What makes a particular support group meeting “good?” I suppose “good” can mean different things to different people but in my mind it has little to do with how many folks were there, who brought the snacks, or whether we started or ended exactly on time. 744 more words


July 2015 Support Groups – Middle Peninsula and Nothern Neck

July 7th; 6pm
For Caregivers
The Orchard
62 Delfae Drive
Warsaw, VA 22572
Respite available with reservation.
Please call Carolyn Costello, 804-615-1117, for more information. 178 more words