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Fibromyalgia and the Change of Seasons

I’m positive that I am not the only one who feels pain differences depending on the weather around me. Winter is a particularly hard season, as the weather here gets terrifyingly cold.  My joints just seize up, my temperature regulation becomes a problem, and I just want to spend the …

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Is it time for a liver transplant?

Hello my friends! I am writing this next article (finally, I know) on needing a transplant because it is a question I get often, usually after I have scared someone with liver disease by telling my story. (whoa Nelly, hold your horses, I was sick for many years before being …

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Kristy’s Story (Diabetes)

Kristy's Story (Diabetes)

I have been a Diabetic since I was thirteen MONTHS old. People always look at me and then go “did you say Months?” I was an infant. I went into a coma for seven days. No one thought I would make it. There were dozens of hospitalizations over the years …

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Tammy’s Story (Fibromyalgia)

Tammy's Story (Fibromyalgia)

Hi, I’m 46, soon to be 47 on July 31. I was battling massive pain throughout my body and saw many doctors in 2003 and 2004. Finally, I found out I have Fibromyalgia. I was taken off work in 2003 and filed for disability.  I fought until I finally got …

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Cathy’s Story (Breast Cancer)

Cathy's Story (Breast Cancer)

My mother was beautiful. We all know our mothers are beautiful. But Mom was movie star lovely. Tall and slender with masses of dark hair, dewy brown eyes, and cheekbones to die for, she could have stepped right out of an RKO feature film. She must have been surprised, after …

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