Eat, Pray, Ride

  With all due respect to Elizabeth GilbertEat. 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

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...

Directions to the EWN Offices

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