The Truth: Why Don’t Chronically Ill People Speak Up More Often?

When people ask me how I’m feeling and I say “I’m tired,” they assume I’m talking about the chronic fatigue

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5 People Who Can Benefit From Web Therapy; Must-Watch HuffPost Live Video

I’ll make this post brief because my eyes and ears are still on the mend from my allergic conjunctivitis.  Yesterday,

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5 Things I Learned In The Dark

This week, I was diagnosed with allergic conjunctivitis, which has exacerbated my eyes’ sensitivity to light.   I have spent many

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Please Help My Friend, Ms. Wheelchair Illinois, Pearl Gannon

Some of you may have read my interview with Ms. Wheelchair Illinois, Pearl Gannon.  Pearl is a great friend of mine

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Women’s Health: Join the More Than Boobs Initiative This September

      UPDATE:  I will be speaking on HuffPost Live next Tuesday (09/30) at 12:45  pm EST discussing the

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Illness: Self-Advocacy in Social Settings; What We Wish You Understood

Right now, my right foot is swollen. It’s slowly getting better. I have to admit that yesterday afternoon I feared

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Work & Chronic Illness (Part 2): How to Find Accommodations

In my previous article (Work & Chronic Illness Part 1: 4 Things Not to Say to Sick People), I shared

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Work & Chronic Illness (Part 1): 4 Things NOT to Say to Sick People

One of the most common things people with chronic illnesses or disabilities hear is, “You’re so lucky you get to rest

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