Chronic Illness
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4 Tips to Support a Loved One Suddenly Facing a Chronic Disease
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It was a flashbulb moment for me. A phone call. Etched into my memory forever. Mother’s Day 2022 and my birthday. I couldn’t go home to celebrate. My mom would ...

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How New Voting Laws Deny Disabled People Access to the Ballot Box
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Many states worked after the 2020 election cycle to make it harder to vote in various communities they deemed not congruent with their interests. My state was ...

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Helpful and Comforting Gifts for a Chronically Ill Loved One
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Are you looking for the perfect gift for your loved one with chronic illness this holiday season and not quite sure what to get? Look no further than this list ...

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10 Tips for Hosting a Holiday Gathering When You Live with Chronic Pain
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If you live with debilitating chronic pain, the holidays can be hard and the idea of hosting a holiday gathering for your family may seem overwhelming. I know ...

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3 Hacks for Dealing with Difficult Doctors and Medical Systems as a Chronically Ill Person
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Chronically ill or medically complex patients face all kinds of discrimination and uncooperative attitudes from our medical system. This especially goes for ...

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15 Home Remedies for Gastroparesis Treatment and Management
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Gastroparesis is also known as delayed gastric emptying.  Symptoms include getting full after a few bites, nausea, vomiting (sometimes undigested food), ...

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Awesome Gifts to Give Your Type 1 Diabetic Bestie
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Looking for type 1 diabetes gifts for a family member or friend? You're in the right place! Having type 1 diabetes is a full-time job. Between carb-counting ...

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14 POTS and Dysautonomia T-Shirts, Pins, and Stickers
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Dysautonomia is the umbrella disorder for a series of chronic illnesses like Postural Orthostatic Hypertension Syndrome (POTS) and Neurocardiogenic Syncope. ...

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How to Survive Survivor’s Guilt
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At 15, I beat cancer. The treatment worked, there was no more evidence of the disease, and I was starting to feel better physically. But mentally, I was a ...

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Parenting with Chronic Fatigue: 11 Ways to Support Your Kids (and Yourself)
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Parenting can be a rollercoaster of emotions and leave you worn out. Add a chronic illness to that, and you can find yourself one very stressed and exhausted ...

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15 Shops Making Glamorous & Stylish Medical Aids
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Bored with beige? Seeking fashionable stoma covers, catheter covers, tube tape, and crutch pads? These stylish medical aids can help you manage your health ...

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The Struggle to Balance Work and Managing My Chronic Disease
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Sometimes I wake up and it hurts. Sometimes it’s OK. Sometimes, it’s OK for a very long time but then, the pain comes back full force. Sometimes, I wake up ...

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