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4 Necessities For Chronic Illness and Pain Patients

As a woman who has dealt with chronic illness and pain for half of her life, I attest to the fact that it changes you. ...

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8 Ways To Navigate Difficult Changes During Long-Term Illness

Sadly, illnesses like cancer and dementia will affect almost half of us in our lifetime. Many are directly affected and will not be able to ...

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Be Healthier With A Chronic Illness

In this busy and polluted world, it’s getting harder and harder to take care of ourselves. It's not just the flu or common ailments to worry about. Chronic, autoimmune diseases like Lupus, MS, RA, and Fibromyalgia are floating to the top of the list of health enemies to look out for. If you suffer from a chronic or long term illness like asthma or arthritis, it’s important to make sure you’re as healthy as possible. Do all that you can to bring balance to your body, mind, and spirit. Here are some of my top ways to be healthier with a chronic illness.

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3 Ways To Live Life To The Fullest When You Have Chronic Illness

To most, the idea of living with a chronic health condition is terrifying and with good reason. Getting a diagnosis that is there to stay can bring on some strong emotions, stress, and physical signs that change your life. When they told me I had MS (Multiple Sclerosis) I went through days and weeks of fear, anger, and frustration. On one hand, I pressed myself for the reasons it was happening and, at the same time, I searched desperately for the guts to fight it.

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Being a Well Parent

As parents, we often worry about our choices that concern our children, what form of discipline to use, how to tell them about sex, how much independence to give. It's a never-ending challenge to balance the good with the bad. Though all of these things and much more are important, I find myself thinking about something completely different...

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Quantum Jumping: An Unusual Journey

The journey to find peace with your body is a road worth traveling. For me, it's been a rather twisty one with hills and valleys. I want true health; it gives me pain. I desire to be fit; it gives me pain. I long for the energy I once had; it gives me fatigue. This has been the norm for what seems like two life times. I've only recently come to a new place of reconciliation with these bones and sinew. I'd like to share it with you.

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Our Wonderful Bodies

Recently, I have noticed as I give more attention to the needs of my internal systems, some of the aches and pains I thought to be "normal" aging have disappeared; you bet, I'm grateful. Oh, Happy Day!

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