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Cold

With my White Blood Count being low, it was inevitable that I caught the cold that my husband was suffering from. The last four days have been miserable, and you know what I mean. The stuffy nose, coughing, and head pounding of the common cold are awful. Adding the fatigue of all my chronic illnesses …

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February Hope

The prompts for February are: Adjusting, Hoping, Surviving, Befriending, and Awakening. I’m happy to write along with other Chronic Illness bloggers in the A Chronic Voice blog linky. These monthly prompts always get me to think. Adjusting Life with multiple chronic illnesses seems to be a life of constant adjustments. There are the awful side …

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Fighting Days

So many people with chronic illness call themselves fighters or warriors. I tend to steer clear of this, because I want to think of myself in different terms. But, days like today remind me that if I don’t fight, I don’t know what will happen. I knew today would be hard, because I was determined …

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Failing To Cope

Living with chronic illness is tough. Many days and even weeks will go by when I’m able to cope pretty well with all the pain. But, then comes a day like today. I’ve been failing to cope all day. Driving back home from our Christmas trip took 11 hours and this always brings the worst …

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Facing the New Year

When I welcome a new year, I have many thoughts and emotions.  There is always excitement, thinking about new beginnings.  Many times it’s easy to experience fear when I contemplate the future year and what might happen.  With chronic illnesses, there is always fear that my health will continue to worsen. Because I know that …

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