Category Archives: Past Experiences

Why I Am The Way I Am…

I will not be made to feel small by the judgements of other people. There are reasons I am the way I am. If that doesn’t measure up to the high standards you’ve set for me then I apologize. I … Continue reading

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“Antibiotic Seeker”

“So imagine you’re miserable with sinus headache and a hacking cough and a fever. You muster the strength to go to the doctor to get treatment so you can recover and go about your life.  You wait for an hour … Continue reading

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Never Grow Up….

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Blessed Are The Writers….

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Miscommunication & Dealing With Doctors

Today i want to address miscommunication with your doctor. In the days of ever growing medical practices across the country, there is more and more chance of this happening. My Nurse Practitioner, who I just got established with as a … Continue reading

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Turn In The Corner….

Another turn in the corner another bend in the road another part of my body another pain episode ~*~*~*~            Just when I feel like I’ve handled all that I possibly can along comes another catastrophe for reasons I don’t … Continue reading

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A Nation in Pain – a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman

Originally posted on EDS and Chronic Pain News & Info:
A Nation in Pain – Healing our Biggest Health Problem: a Book worth reading by Judy Foreman Out of 238 million American adults, 100 million live in chronic pain. And…

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