I am a 55 year old woman living a life that includes COPD / emphysema. While my diagnosis four years ago did change some things about me - I retired from teaching to avoid colds and flu, for example - it did not change who I am. I am an active, productive and happy woman - I write, I engage in several (too many?) hobbies, I care for my granddaughter while her mother works. I believe in the title...
When I found out that my heart was failing in October 2007, I found myself with a large list of phone calls to make and return, and continue to do so with each new piece of information.
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About me: I am 27, I live in NYC, and I am on a non-stop quest for healing. I have a chronic illness called Scleroderma / Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (mouthful, i...
Author, Blogger, Natural Health & Healing Researcher and Advocate, Certified Foodie ~ Former Chef, Restaurateur, and Hotel Owner.
I believe that finding your true life's purpose and following your dreams is the best gift you can give yourself and the world.
Remember my Personal Motto: “Live Well. Live on Purpose. Live Your Dreams.”
I am disabled with RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) for several years now. It is a relatively unknown neurological condition that effects my entire sympathetic nervous system. It is chronic, progressive and incurable. In addition, I have neuropathy, several inoperable back issues and other health problems I deal with on a daily basis.
Goals I am Working On: Goal #1: I am...
RN BScN, with too many years of experience. Worked in various areas of nursing including Med-Surg, OBS/GYNE,Geriatrics, Mental Health, Occupational Health and Community Health in Canada.
Nursing teacher, supervisor, nurse advisor and assessor to Veterans Affairs Can. and staff nurse. Pain management was among my duties.
Worked in the USA in Rehab. and as a casemanger in Home...
Father passed away with secondary liver cancer.
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sharing our cancer stories so you know you are not alone walking the difficult road paved with cancer.
My name is Christine. I have been living with several mental illnesses since childhood. Over the years I have been taught numerous coping methods and techniques. It is my hope that in sharing my stories (along with what I've learned and continue to learn) that others can benefit from them as well.