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Happy New Year – Are You Ready for 2018?

Hello and Happy New Year! Now that we’ve managed to get through the craziness of the holidays, we can focus on the new year, new goals, and new tactics to manage your health challenges. Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? Are you tired of your health condition(s) taking over your life? Are you feeling as if there’s no hope of improvement of your personal health challenges?

Invisible Disabilities NPR Article


D is for: Denial to Discovery

D is for Denial to Discovery A common reaction to any real or potential major change in one’s health or life often begins with denial. Denial of the very existence of said matter. Denial that this could, in fact, be happening to you. Denial that things could even potentially be as serious as even the best case scenario you can envision, not too mention the worst case scenario. Denial is often tied closely to bargaining, depression, and a whole host of other emotions.

#AtoZChallenge

Hello, everyone! We are excited to share that we are participating in the A to Z Challenge this year. For more info on the A to Z Challenge itself, you can visit their website. Our theme for the month will be primarily focused on healthcare issues for those with chronic health challenges, patient advocacy, and self-advocacy. If any of these topics interest you, we encourage you to follow our blog via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook email, or the preferred method of your choosing.

An Interesting Perspective on Delirium…

On November 19, 2016 I shared an article on the importance of preventing, recognizing, and appropriately treating the effects of ICU delirium in patients. The article I will reference now pertains to delirium, but not in the typical sense. It addresses the same topic of delirium, but in a different light. In this article the author, who is also a physician, discusses in-depth the potential for delirium in an inpatient setting, which he himself experienced.