Eat, Pray, Ride

Eat, Pray, Ride

  With all due respect to Elizabeth Gilbert Eat. About three years ago my life changed dramatically. My husband called to tell me he was leaving his job at the university. I was three hundred miles away, standing outside a crematorium in Queens. My cousin's...
The Chronic Illness Wrangler

The Chronic Illness Wrangler

To prepare for writing this book, “How To Have A Chronic Illness So It Doesn’t Have You!” I wanted to find a way to describe the person with chronic illness without having to say ‘person with chronic illness’ all the time. Fishing around in my mind I...

The Self-Esteem Shout Out

During a time when my self-esteem was lower than dirt, my therapist suggested I start a list of things I liked about myself. It sounded so cheesy, like advice I’d find in an Oprah magazine (no offense, Oprah). But he persisted. Write a list of things I liked...

5 Tips for Living Well With Chronic Illness

Yes, I’ve had my share of chronic illness. In my early twenties I was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, a rare kidney disease that usually affects young boys. Weird. Then in my thirties I came down with scleroderma. Never heard of that either. When we are young...

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