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Rebecca .. Patient Expert

Helena, Montana
Three months after my first child was born, I was diagnosed with sarcoidosis, an autoimmune disease. Although sarcoidosis spontaneously remits in many cases, I developed a chronic form of the disease in multiple organs-- my brain, heart, lungs, liver, cranial nerves, lymph nodes, and bones.... Full Bio
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Dem Bones

“You really have bad luck.” This—or some version of it—is something I’ve heard quite a lot of since I fell down a flight of stairs and wound up...

Fourteen Steps Down

Last Wednesday night I fell down a steep flight of stairs and broke my right ankle. This leaves me in a pickle, since my left foot is...

Third Wheel

It’s hard to be practically useless. My left foot has been stuck in a cast for the last two weeks, and I’ve got at least four more weeks to go...

It’s My Life

I think I’ve finished the first draft of the first chapter of my book. Actually, it’s my third draft of that first draft, each covering the...

Hair Schmair

When my hair started to fall out in clumps after my latest round of chemotherapy, I desperately wanted not to care. There’s a big sign at my...

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