Journaling #20MinuteTopics

Journaling #20MinuteTopics

#20MinuteTopics For each day of November, The Chronically Awesome Foundation has asked our friends and members to participate in a writing exercise called #20MinuteTopics. We have asked that you write for 20 minutes a day. We do not care what the topic is, just write. Many of us who are Chronically Awesome are already writers[…]

3 Ways Cancer Can Impact Someone’s Mental Health

3 Ways Cancer Can Impact Someone’s Mental Health

3 Ways Cancer Can Impact Someone’s Mental Health By Cara Tompot, The Mesothelioma Center. Originally posted on HuffPost “You Have Cancer” Imagine being told that all the things you plan, all the moments you hope to have and all the achievements you aspire to may not happen. That’s what it is like when you hear[…]

Real Talk with Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng

Real Talk with Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng

Real Talk with Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng Real Talk is a prevention program offering middle school, high school, and college students a unique opportunity to open the conversation about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse while providing a safe environment where students can share stories about the challenges they face. Now in its[…]

Is This Really Happening To Me?

Is This Really Happening To Me?

Is This Really Happening To Me? By Monica Radtke Do you sit in the doctor wondering if all of this is really happening to me? For most of us with chronic conditions (or any patient for that matter), any medical appointment(s) are usually a (1) note-bringing and taking opportunity, (2) anxiety moment from beginning to[…]

8 Self-Care Tips For Cancer Survivors

8 Self-Care Tips For Cancer Survivors

8 Self-Care Tips For Cancer Survivors by Cara T. – The Mesothelioma Center by Cara T. – The Mesothelioma Center 8 Self-Care Tips For Cancer Survivors While the first few months after a cancer diagnosis typically is the most challenging, there is a different struggle that comes further down the line in cancer survivorship. Instead[…]

PAIN MANAGEMENT AND THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

PAIN MANAGEMENT AND THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

  Pain Management And The Opioid Epidemic by Jules Shapiro Unless you have been under a rock, you know that war has been declared on the use, more specifically, the abuse of opioid medications. You probably are also aware that this nation has a staggering number of citizens living with the burden of chronic pain.[…]

Health Care: Astonish The World

Health Care: Astonish The World

Astonish The World It has taken me longer than I wished to write you this thank you note. This love letter. This is a small token to you for the great feat you accomplished. You managed to astonish the world. We have been busy, all of us in the Chronically Awesome world. Life was turned upside down.[…]

How to Get Your Chronic Pain Under Control

How to Get Your Chronic Pain Under Control

How to Get Your Chronic Pain Under Control By Jackie Waters For many sufferers of chronic pain, it’s possible that some basic lifestyle changes can have a noticeable impact on their daily lives. Some with chronic pain must seek out medical treatment, as medicine and therapy are vital to helping people cope with their symptoms,[…]

Chronic Chronicles Podcast: Addiction Awareness

Chronic Chronicles Podcast: Addiction Awareness

Chronic Chronicles Podcast About Addiction Awareness On May 22nd, Sarah Grahwohl from DrugRehab.com joined us at Chronic Chronicles for a podcast about addiction awareness. We had the opportunity to define addiction and the impact of addiction on one’s life or the life of a family member.. We had the opportunity to define addiction and the impact of[…]