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IIWK ’16: The Questions

I have chosen something ambitious, crazy, and therapeutic to do. Invisible Illness Week begins tomorrow! Initially, my goal was to set aside seven daily posts – to help shed some light on invisible illness, my struggles, and what has helped me. Sounds good, right? … But, sometimes, plans change. While I am still pursuing ideas […]

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Chronic Illness

IIWK15: I Fight for Support

Yesterday, I spoke on a very important topic – understanding invisible illness. Essentially, that sums up what Invisible Illness week is all about – raising awareness to help others (doctors and loved ones, alike) understand the struggles of those who face invisible illnesses. It is important for us to understand others’ pain, and be there […]

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Chronic Illness

IIWK15: I Fight for Understanding

This week is Invisible Illness Week. I have debated about how involved I would be, but I have composed a two-part-blog-post-on-understanding-and-its-counterpart-support. This is what I fight for. I Fight for Understanding When you face chronic, invisible illness, one of the most evident blessings is understanding. There is comfort in knowing others understand, or are pursuing understanding. Understanding […]

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The Overcomer Life

Invisible Illness: Depression and Emotional Support

One thing I have noticed is, the way depression creeps in – when one battles a (or multiple) chronic invisible illness(es). Depression creeps in. The invisible illness may not mean you have an arm cast on your right arm, but its effects become evident. When the one you love faces an invisible illness, you begin […]