The Loneliness of Living with Chronic Illnesses & Pain

(UPDATE: The TV show I discuss in paragraph 2 aired its finale since I wrote this. The writers resolved the

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Living With Bipolar Disorder & Chronic Body Pain: 6 Dilemmas

March 30 is World Bipolar Day.  Even though I was diagnosed at 18-years old, I have lived with bipolar disorder

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Review of Rebecca Lombardo’s Memoir on Bipolar Disorder

Popular mental health advocate, Rebecca Lombardo, wrote a book called, It’s Not Your Journey: A Memoir.  Lombardo’s book actually began

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Recap of 2015-2016 Online New Year’s Eve Party

This year’s party, our 3rd Annual Online New Year’s Eve Party, was a smashing success.  Somewhere between 100-150 guests attended

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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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Chronic Illness, Loss, & Forming New Holiday Traditions

One of the hardest aspects of chronic illness is saying goodbye to hobbies and interests.  Some of us have even

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