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Stages of denial by Diane M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 8:10am I'm not a sick puppy... I'm sure I'm not getting sick. It is pure serendipity that has me taking mega doses of Ibuprofen to counteract the body aches and headache. I'm also avoiding my peak flow meter because I don't want to know what the slight heaviness in my chest that I'm not having signifies. I'm sure, that if I take another dose of ... Read on »
The Kubler-Ross stage of grief: Denial – rewritten by DofC Posted Tue 29 Dec 2009 12:00am Many of you have probably heard about the Kubler-Ross stages of grief . These are several stages that individuals who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness go through, and have been extended to include those who have lost loved ones. Wikipedia defines the stage of denial basically as a “this can’t be happening” stage. I actually spent ... Read on »
Denial - The First Stage in Weight Loss by Ranae W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm Denial - The First Stage in Weight Loss Facing one's death is the ultimate test of our indomitable courage and the final opportunity to explore our inner being and the culmination of the path our life has taken. It is our last journey and yet one where we can learn much and, perhaps, truly... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... Read on »
The Five Stages of Grief by Penny .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:55pm Being a nurse, I am very familiar with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross's 5 stages of grief. It is practically crammed down your throat in nursing school. Until Riley was diagnosed, theses stages hadn't really had much to do with my life. I have experienced deaths of close family members, but I never really went through the stages. I was just sad for a wh ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease and the Five Stages of Grief by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 4:56am By Carol Blackwell Alzheimer's Reading Room Alzheimer’s progresses slowly and subtly at first, and you don’t notice initially that anything is different. At one point, the ‘small voice’ of the subconscious occasionally comes out, but you tend to tune it out -- or I did anyway. Looking back now with more knowledge about the disease ... Read on »
The Kubler-Ross Stages of Grief in the State of the Union Speech: Four out of Five Ain't Bad by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 7:18pm During its medical career, there were a number of times when the Disease Management Care Blog had to break bad news to patients. Sometimes it was a life-threatening condition, an incurable disease or something that was going to involve a lot of time, money, pain or hardship. During those difficult times, the DMCB also recalls witnessing many text ... Read on »
The Five Stages of Grief and Invisible Illness by Untypically Jia Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 7:15pm Somehow it worked out really well (or poorly in my opinion) that my most recent fibromyalgia flare up came just before the beginning of invisible illness week. It began by the typical fatigue that comes after one trigger or another, followed by a few days of trying to rest, then another few days of getting frustrated and saying, "Screw t ... Read on »
Stages of Lupus ( A personal story....) by supermodel Posted Sun 15 May 2011 11:56pm Like death…many people go through different stages. Denial, bargaining, etc. When diagnosed with a chronic illness, you go through the same things….although not always in the same order, I should say. These are the steps that I went through…Keep in mind I was just diagnosed this month so I am going through these stages pretty fucking rap ... Read on »
Depression And The Five Stages Of Grief by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 18 Sep 2011 9:38pm Normally when someone is referring to the five stages of grief they are talking about physical death where the person has just received notice that they have not much longer to live. Today I was going through the five stages of grief and how they apply to mental illness most notably depression so that is what I am going to cover to ... Read on »
Chapter 4, Pt 2: Stages of Addiction by SuboxDoc Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 14 Jan 2011 6:52pm I am always impressed by how similar addiction progresses in one individual versus the next.  The next reader’s comments and my comments afterward demonstrate a pattern that I have observed in one opioid addict after another.  Throughout the book, comments that I receive from others will be italicized. I started on Suboxone in Feb 08 t ... Read on »