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How You Are So Much More Than Chronic Illness

I remember my first time.. Do you remember yours? When your doctor explained you had a chronic illness? Receiving that conclusive and convincing confirmation can often be a mixture of shock, disbelief and dread. Suddenly your whole world is different. You’re confronted with instant fear. You have tons of questions. And you leave with so much …

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Ever Feel Really Lonely? Here’s How Chronic Illness can HELP You.

Do you ever feel lonely? I mean really really lonely? So isolated from the world that you cease to believe that anyone or this universe cares about you? Chronic illness may seem the enemy in this picture, even the cause of this isolation, but this is a misconceived idea. Here’s how chronic illness is actually …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis – The Resurrection of You

Easter is here. A time when generally speaking the story is told and celebrated of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. A story of light after dark. Of joy after pain. And of rebirth. In every way it is similar to the healing journey of rheumatoid arthritis. There is pain to start with, hardship and disbelief. …

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