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Getting Past The Initial Shock of Your Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

If you are newly diagnosed with an autoimmune condition, remembering the day you were diagnosed is usually a bundle of mixed emotions. On the one hand, FINALLY an answer, if you are like many of us who went through multiple doctors over multiple months or even years.  But on the other hand, it’s a huge shock to you and your

How to Live Better with Chronic Disease

Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Imagine not being able to get out of bed in the morning and not being able to explain why. Having to say “no” to going out for dinner or a weekend outing because you know your body can’t handle it. Being constantly bothered by chronic pain. And on top of all that, juggling the demands of parenthood, whether you’re raising

Chronic Life Lessons: The Journey of Self-Positivity With An Autoimmune Disease

When you have an autoimmune disease, it’s easy to get down on yourself. If you have kids, it can be even more stressful. It isn’t difficult to be hard on yourself because things you used to do so easily now take a long time and a lot of effort. Even simply taking your children out for ice cream can keep

Finding “The One”: Qualities To Look For In A Chronic Pain Doctor

You’ve been dreaming about finding that special someone for a while now. The one who just gets you right away. You dream about how they’ll seamlessly understand what you’re going through and will know just how to make you feel better. You know they’ll be committed to your relationship and will stop at nothing to make you feel like a

Chronic Life Lessons: How To Build A Support Network When You Have Autoimmune Disease

You don’t have to take on your autoimmune disease entirely by yourself and, in fact, you shouldn’t. Remember those fairytales where the princess battles the dragon all by herself? She battled through thorns, set out to slay the dragon, and stormed the castle with nobody else beside her. It may often feel as though your autoimmune disease is your own