Kirsten Battles Fibromyalgia, SJIA, and More

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A young adult thriving while living with multiple chronic illnesses, you can read about Kirsten’s struggles and enjoy her wit at Not Standing Still’s Disease, Chronic Sex, or on Creaky Joints. You can also follow her on BlogHer, Twitter, and Facebook. She is also the adult honoree for the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Dane … Read more>>

Living the Chronic Life: Bloggers sharing stories of #chronicillness #COPD #lungcancer #heartdisease #obesity

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Living the Chronic Life: A Web Compilation Every day people are living  their own version of a “day in the life”, coping with whatever chronic illness or condition they are facing. Some of these people chronicle their stories hoping to connect with others and share. Some to commiserate, some hoping to enlighten, and then there are … Read more>>

Misdiagnosis: Even a Nurse Can Miss the Telltale Signs

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As our guest blogger Marilyn Hanft, a retired RN and author of “Of Bad Lungs and Blood Clots” explains, sometimes it’s not so easy to see what’s really happening with your health. What she thought was her chronic asthma acting up turned out to be something entirely unexpected. Despite her sacrifices, Marilyn manages to remain positive. Her story is truly inspirational. … Read more>>