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Living, Coping, and Blogging with Chronic Illness BlogHers- Living, Coping, and Blogging with Chronic Illness

Posted Apr 11 2009 1:01am

 

This is a post I did for BlogHer, that I thought would be great to include here. And since I don’t have the strength to writing a post at the moment, I thought adding this would be an acceptable alternative…Hope you think so too.

 

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BlogHers - Living, Coping, and Blogging with Chronic Illness

By Catherine Morgan, 1:26 am, Sat 19 May 2007

Millions of women suffer from chronic illness, and many of them courageously blog on how they are living and coping with their disease. Whether you suffer with chronic illness or you know someone who does, these BlogHers have much they can share with you.

Being sick is like being on a roller coaster — you can be up and hopeful one minute and down and doubtful the next. Your illness can take unexpected and unpredictable turns. One disease can dispose you to or give rise to another. This can be frightening as well as exasperating. Finding medication that works, being committed to following a good treatment plan and maintaining honest, direct and open communication with your healthcare providers takes time, energy and skill. But this is only part of the picture. Living with illness affects every part of your life and every significant relationship you have. — living with chronic illness

So let me introduce you to some of our courageous BlogHers…

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This is a post I did for BlogHer, that I thought would be great to include here. And since I don’t have the strength to writing a post at the moment, I thought adding this would be an acceptable alternative…Hope you think so too.

 

Health & Wellness

Catherine Morgan's picture

BlogHers - Living, Coping, and Blogging with Chronic Illness

By Catherine Morgan, 1:26 am, Sat 19 May 2007

Millions of women suffer from chronic illness, and many of them courageously blog on how they are living and coping with their disease. Whether you suffer with chronic illness or you know someone who does, these BlogHers have much they can share with you.

Being sick is like being on a roller coaster — you can be up and hopeful one minute and down and doubtful the next. Your illness can take unexpected and unpredictable turns. One disease can dispose you to or give rise to another. This can be frightening as well as exasperating. Finding medication that works, being committed to following a good treatment plan and maintaining honest, direct and open communication with your healthcare providers takes time, energy and skill. But this is only part of the picture. Living with illness affects every part of your life and every significant relationship you have. — living with chronic illness

So let me introduce you to some of our courageous BlogHers…

Read the rest of this entry »

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