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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[…]

WhatTheJules 30 Things #SeeTheInvisible

This week the theme of Invisible Illness Week is SeeThe Invisible. Here are  30 Things You May Not Know About My Invisible Illness 1. The illnesses I live with are: Bipolar Disorder and it’s associated drawbacks, EDS and the degrading joint and tissue disorders that occur over time with the disease, PTSD, I am a nearly[…]

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5 Sleep Tips To Help Your Chronic Illness

5 Sleep Tips To Help People With Chronic Illness Sleep Better And Ease Pain A guest post by Jennifer Scott of SpiritFinder.org 5 Tips To Help People With Chronic Illness Sleep Better And Ease Pain By Jennifer Scott of SpiritFinder.org People with chronic illness and those who experience chronic pain, which can be directly associated with[…]

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New Life Outlook

A guest post by Adriel New Life Outlook Visit New Life Outlook Family Connections Having fibromyalgia can easily lead to feelings of loneliness. The pain and fatigue we experience make going out and socializing rather difficult. Even worse than that is the feeling that none of your family or friends understand your suffering. Your loved ones[…]

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Big Questions

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[…]

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Speech Therapy: Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

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,[…]

Patricia is not letting mesothelioma stop her.

Change is Constant

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[…]

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Postcard #6: Actions, Not Resolutions

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,[…]

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10,220 Days of Reflection: World Bipolar Day

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[…]