5 Realities of Living With Multiple Diseases Simultaneously

Over the weekend, I was getting my butt kicked by pain from both the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and psoriasis.  At

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5 Tips for Reconnecting with a Sick Friend

One of the most painful things about being sick is having friends abandon you.  When I wrote 5 Reasons People

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Disability, Assault, & Helplessness: Be Aware of The Bystander Effect

Most people with illnesses can recall the moment they realized their lives changed forever. For example, a reader with lupus

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“The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude”–Not So Fast!

One expression people with illnesses and disabilities often hear is, “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”  I’m sure people who

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5 Obstacles People with Rare Diseases Face; Readers Share Their Stories

Did you know that 1 in 10 Americans has a rare disease? In the U.S., a rare diseases is defined

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Illness, Regret, & Dreams

A few weeks ago, I found myself watching a 90s Lifetime movie. Don’t judge me! I was in a Beverly

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Lessons on Companionship, Compassion, & Community From The Twilight Zone

It can be lonely being a fan of The Twilight Zone. When I tell friends that I’m a fan, I

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