Chronic Illness, Contentment, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Sjogerns Syndrome

How to Face Challenges in 2018

Challenges: facing them and conquering them are two different things.  I’m looking to 2018 with challenges ahead.  The difficulties that I’m speaking of are almost all health-related.  When we go from one year to the next, we tend to evaluate our past and dream about the future possibilities. I always hope to look at the New Year with a positive …

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Chronic Illness, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Sjogerns Syndrome

First Do No Harm

Living with many Chronic Illnesses can be so frustrating!  When you’ve put yourself through numerous tests and the inconvenience, cost, and pain that goes with testing, you expect that things will now improve.  But, when some people in the medical field are worthless, your life becomes a nightmare. After receiving my definitive diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome, my worst nightmare began.  …

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Chronic Illness, Contentment, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

A Diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome

I finally have some results of testing done this month and last.  I haven’t heard from all the doctors, but one test result is now ready.  I do have Sjogren’s Syndrome.  My lip biopsy results were positive for Sjogren’s, so now I will be seeing the rheumatologist. The list of results that I’m negative for: Diabetes, Cancer, Muscle diseases, and …

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