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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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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.[…]

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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[…]

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Misdiagnosed With Addiction by Patti

My Life With Chronic Pain After Being Misdiagnosed With Addiction By Patti A. I am writing this article from the perspective of being a patient who has a Chronic Pain Condition as well as having an unwarranted, Doctor imposed label of “Addiction”. What no one seems to really understand is that my Chronic Pain Condition is[…]

Ellie: I Just Want To Be Seen

I Just Want To Be Seen A Guest Blog by Ellie I Googled invisible illness. I know what they are. I live with them every day, but I wanted to see what the internet had to say about them. The internet offers up a basic and obvious definition – a chronic health condition with no[…]

United Advocacy Australia Invisible Illness Week 30 Things

Thank you to United Advocacy Australia for sharing your Invisible Illness Week “30 Things” Meme with The Chronically Awesome Foundation. Read the original post here.   1.The illness‘ I live with are: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, General Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, Migraines, Temporomandibular joint Disorder, I also have Hypertension and GERD 2.I was[…]

Helping others cope with illnesses through social media and networking.

Social Networking

Social Networking Print and Share: PDF about our Social Networking:  chronically-awesome-social-networking Print and Share: PDF listing of our Social Media Channels:  ca-social-media-brief The Chronically Awesome Foundation started simply, with social networking on Twitter, just a simple hashtag and our founders desire to empower herself and other chronically ill individuals who were seeking a positive path[…]