In 2005, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening neurological disorder, CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy). I had to spend a year undergoing intensive treatments and chemotherapy.
I fought back, started two companies, and am working each day at my own kind of wellness.
Lisa Robertson is a freelance writer specializing in health. She works at providing information to the community on Fibromyalgia and hosts her own blog on the topic. Currently she is a staff writer for several publications and is volunteering her time to Charity Music Inc.
To read more by Lisa Robertson visit: Detroit Disease Examiner
I'm a 56-year old federal writer-editor who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 10 years ago. My balance and gait are severely affected, so I work from home. I attempt to attack this disease mostly by laughing at it. I hope I can bring a smile to your face as well.
I've written a book about my experience with Parkinson's disease and deep brain stimulation. It's
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My name is Tara. I have been married for 18 years. We have 3 children. I was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis in March of 2007 and what a whirlwind it has been. I think I went from a "Type A" personality to a "Type Z" personality. Sine then I have also been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Chron's.
While life continued for the rest of the world, it's as if life...
Hi! I am grateful to be here! I have spent my professional career in the clinical/ medical field, as a Physical Therapist and in Healthcare Administration, I have my MPH as well. However, I did not devote my life to educating, empowering and inspiring others to advance their recovery (from any disease) and focus on optimal health until after my incredible challenge with Myasthenia Gravis,...
Gonna do the uber quick intro:
Wife of a soldier medic, eccentric in style and varied in interests. In 06 I was diagnosed with Fibro/CFS.
Currently undergoing Cardio related testing as well as fertility testing.
I hope you will enjoy my little corner of the internet and you drop me a comment or two :)
Vanessa Maltin received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the George Washington University and holds a certificate in the Practical Applications of Food Allergy Guidelines. Currently, she is the Food & Lifestyle Editor of Delight Magazine and also serves as the Deputy Communications Director of Health Care for America Now, the organization working to provide all Americans with...
I have been suffering with Migraine disease since I was 13 years old. I went undiagnosed until I was about 24, when my Migraines got out of control.
I found a wonderful site and forum, My Migraine Connection, where I met with one of the top patient advocates in the country, Miss Teri Robert. I read her book, Living Well with Migraine Disease and Headaches and it changed my life. I now have the...
I'm a 75 year old retired dermatologist. I've been diagnosed with early Alzheimer's disease but if you met me you wouldn't know it.
I now write novels and articles plus a blog called thetripover.com. My wife and I live near San Diego. We have two grown children, a son and a daughter, and 6 grandchildren.
I am an educator, writer, author, speaker and mental health advocate. My goals are to be loving, educate, encourage, empower those affected by mental illness, abolish mental illness myths & misunderstandings, eradicate stigma surrounding diseases of the brain,write creatively, speak provocatively, live passionately, and inspire hope. In addition to managing my own website, I regularly...