Archive for the ‘Chronic Disease’ Category

I’m so over this colon.

Monday, February 15, 2010 13:42 15 Comments

I’m so over this colon. Its like a pair of jeans that I’ve had forever that I refuse to get rid of. They were great and useful, but now they have a ton of holes in them. But for some reason, I’m hesitant to throw them out. Granted throwing out my favorite denim is a […]

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Book Review: Strong at Broken Places

Saturday, June 14, 2008 21:28 2 Comments

I have found great solace and understanding from the incredible books by Richard M. Cohen.  Cohen has battled Multiple Sclerosis (MS), two battles with colon cancer and loss of sight, and he is still standing.  His first book is a memoir on his battles called “Blindsided: Living a Life Above Illness” (2004)   And his most […]

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