I was determined not to let my illness affect my kids' childhoods.
Chronic illness can wreck your self-esteem. Here's how to make it just a little better.
According to participants in the docuseries, producers promised compassion but delivered exploitation instead.
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Despite Harvey, things like insulin shots, antiretrovirals and dialysis can't be interrupted.
Instagram These friends are perfect when I need a pick me up, a laugh, or just someone who understands exactly what it's
For those of you that are going through this, first and foremost, I am here for you.
I can go through long periods of remission. Sometimes years. There are times when I am strong. I can haul 50 lb. bales of hay, show a cow who is boss. But when life is stressful, like say after a divorce or economic insecurity, the stress can be too much and I get sick.
I do everything I can to encourage my husband to go out and be social but understandably, it's hard for him. He sees his
Face it. Put your brave intentions somewhere you will see them often. Maybe a mirror or the fridge so it's staring you in
Holiday season is upon us. For many people this is the most joyful time of year, but for those who suffer from chronic disease
As I clench the sides of the sink with my fingers, a flood of past memories surge through my body. A million thoughts run