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Living with an Illness

Dealing with the Holiday Season

Feeling a little bah humbug about the holidays this year? The expectation to deck the halls and be jolly is overwhelming, especially when you’re going through breast cancer treatment or have just finished treatment.  The last thing you feel like doing is being jolly, and it may seem like others …

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Let’s Get Real

Lately, I’ve been trying to figure out ways to bring about more awareness about Rheumatoid Arthritis. By awareness, I mean making people aware of the facts surrounding this disease and erasing some misconceptions. So today I want to present a little list of Myths vs. Facts. Myth: RA is what …

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It’s Not Fair!

Today, I had quite a big “It’s not fair” moment. Throughout my illness and my treatment, I’ve managed to avoid most of these, but not today. What, exactly tipped me over the edge, I don’t know. I have heard of people coping fine throughout their treatment, and then afterwards reflecting …

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I Am A Spoonie! Are You?

Are YOU a spoonie? Come and find out! The great thing about "The Spoon Theory" is that it isn't solely designated for individuals living with lupus. It can also relate to just about any illness from fibromyalgia, to CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), and even cancer. It pertains to just about any "invisible illness".

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The Liver Girl’s Story

Ricki's Story (Liver Disease)

Hey Guys n Dolls! I realized that in these few months of writing I never properly introduced myself. (This realization came to me because of one of FLAGC newest features “Power Stories” where you can tell everyone your story… Awesome feature BTW) So I figured you guys might want to …

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Remember the Time…

It’s been 2 months since I finished chemo, and it’s beginning to seem like a distant memory. It’s strange looking back and remembering that every 2 weeks I had to go for chemo, and that every week I’d have a blood test. And what about the fact that I used to have …

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