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Tips To Effectively Relieve Your Back Pain

Effectively Relieve Your Back Pain With These Significant Tips Author: Ashley Smith Today, you hear every third person out of five complaining about having a back pain. Aches and pains have become a part of our busy lifestyles and a majority of the people are suffering from various kinds of pains like back, knee, joints,[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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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,[…]

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An Art Kit and A Smiling Face

An Art Kit And A Smiling Face To encourage you, our Chronically Awesome Community, to reach out to chronically ill children to not only bring joy to their lives but to bring happiness to your life that will make you more Chronically Awesome, we have created our art kit program. Philanthropy is something that alleviates[…]

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Monica Radtke, Forever Fibromyalgia

Welcome to the Forever Fibromyalgia Chronically Awesome Blog from Monica Radtke My name is Monica Radtke. Welcome to Forever Fibromyalgia, my Chronically Awesome Blog. Let me tell you about myself. I am 47 years old and have lived in Minnesota my entire life. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in September of 2007. I deal with[…]

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Preston Is Truly One Of A Kind

  Preston Is Truly One Of A Kind A disorder is considered rare when fewer than 200,000 people in the United States has the condition. Some of us with rare disorders go to the emergency room when something goes wrong, it is after office hours and we do not have a choice, but when we[…]

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Resolution To Take Baby Steps

Resolution To Take Baby Steps “Resolution To Take Baby Steps” is a guest post by our founder, Jules Shapiro. Originally posted on WhatTheJules.com, this post is not just a blog, it is an idea for a creative art project!   Happy New Year! I hope that you had fun last night. Making a resolution for the coming[…]