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Big Questions From The Archives of Rebecca’s Blog. Do you remember when you were first diagnosed? The questions you had? The decisions you had to make? The way your life changed? AUGUST 31, 2011 ~ Rebecca R. Big Questions Because, Fibromyalgia Today I found myself being asked big questions by forces unseen; what was most[…]
Mind Over Matter This blog about Mind over Matter. The attitude of perseverance and overcoming obstacles. Welcome to our new guest blogger and friend of Chronically Awesome; Cheryl. For over 17 years, I have been a stage 4 cancer patient. After that diagnosis came a whole slew of other conditions including, diabetes and hypertension just to name a[…]
Speech Therapy: When Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect This blog about Dystonia and Speech Therapy is from the blog: Chronicles Of A Dystonia Muse by Pamela Sloate A dashing speech therapist broke my heart. No, it wasn’t a torrid romance ending in tragedy but his sage words of advice: conversational speech is the last dam to break. Worse still,[…]
Change is Constant. Remember the Silver Lining of Living with Mesothelioma Originally posted Wed. Feb. 9, 2016 by Cara T. – Mesothelioma Center in our Partner Organization Program Section Every single day, we meet people who are facing invisible battles. Approximately, 39.6 percent of people in the world will be diagnosed with cancer. That’s an[…]
Postcards From The Fog, A Journey Shared, by Michael Galli Postcard #6: Actions, Not Resolutions, 31 December 2014 December 31: The day that news feeds, tweets timelines and blog notifications fill with retrospectives and resolution promises. Not a bad thing at all. There are very real therapeutic benefits for the people posting like this. Especially,[…]
I have been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for 10,220 days. 10,220 DAYS AGO Today is World Bipolar Day. I am a Chronically Awesome, Thriving Survivor of a mood disorder that I share with 10 million Americans. As someone with Bipolar Disorder, I cannot help but think of all that I have accomplished in spite of what[…]
Letting Go, Finding Peace, By Jules Shapiro Just let go. Letting it go is getting it gone, getting it gone is getting peace. When you are hanging on the edge of a cliff by your fingernails, jaw clenched, pebbles falling around you and dust falling into your eyes, there is a magical feeling of pressing your[…]
Changes, by Barbie C. Changes David Bowie’s song, “Changes” relates to us all. As humans, we depend on constant. We depend on dependability. When all of a sudden within our comfort, something different happens in our routine or expectations of life. We become this cartoon character with hair up, arms, legs up and mouth wide[…]
Wings of Wax – Bipolar Disorder by FibroSub This is my bipolar This is the curse of bipolar. Sometimes I long for my mania, other times I fear it. When I am manic, I can be full of energy, productive and bright. At the same time, I can be paranoid, sadistic and as vengeful as[…]