Have suffered with UC for the past 8 yrs. My father has had it for yrs. his mother died of colon cancer. Also my Aunt on my mothers side had colon cancer and a colostomy. Odds were against me.
2009 was the year from Hell.
- My husband was diagnosed with liver cancer July 08. I had been treating him with interferon shots the 5 months previous for Hep. C. Spent 6 months getting him on the...
in terms of health goals, two things on my mind lately - firstly, having a successful next pregnancy after 2 miscarriages. second, finding out if having had pumonary embolism means that I can no longer pursue my favorite hobby, scuba diving! god, I hope not!!!!!
also looking into something called anti-thyroid antibodies i was just diagnosed as having...
I'm a 25 year old female, that has faced two catastrophic hospitalized actions for random, multiple bi-lateral pulmonary embolisms (PE) and multiple bi-lateral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) 5 months apart (second time after failing Coumadin from allergic reaction to it). Was diagnosed with Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APLS), the "sister" autoimmune disorder of Lupus in...
29 year old mom and wife who have been diagnosed with lupus since 2002.
at the course of having lupus, i got operated in the lungs due to pleurisy, suffered pulmonary embolism and cyst in the ovary.
but now i am in remission.
the biggest Jayhawk fan you'll ever meet.
into conversations over coffee.
always in thought
unashamed of my story.
unafraid to ask the big questions.
unaware at times of my own inner strength.
in a fight for hope and community and redemption.
This is me, Danie, 31yrs old and: Survivor, Student of life, Proud bookworm, FanGirl, woman who loves video games, aspiring writer… blessed with the love of my life NEIL, mommy to 2 fur babies RikiTiki Tavi Tanaka the 2 years old CHIWEENIE & my 11 year old cat CC short for Charlie Chaplin for his mustache. I’m always fighting for control, while paradoxically...