A Matter of Perspective

This post is my response to Day 9 of The Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge hosted by WeGo Health.  Today’s prompt: Patients, what advice or tips do you have for caregivers out there - professional or otherwise! Being a caregiver is no easy task.  With the deinstitutionalization of health care it has meant that more caring … Continue reading A Matter of Perspective

My take on Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome (MFS) is an example of a chronic illness with acute episodic periods.  What makes it a chronic illness is its long lasting nature, which means instead of "curing it" you "manage it".  However, there are times when a person with MFS may need immediate or emergency care that if not received can result … Continue reading My take on Marfan Syndrome

Shedding my armour

It seems that I have overestimated myself.  I wrote in my first post that I believed "as soon as I started this project the words would come freely and easily."  (Yeah, I just quoted myself.. awkward).  The truth is that spilling my thoughts on this page is a lot harder than I had originally believed … Continue reading Shedding my armour