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Year of Gratitude- 2014

amarettosour
  • By amarettosour · New reply 7:18 am
  • Journal · 679 replies
  • Happy New Years To All Inspire Members! I decided to start a journal for gratitude for the new year in 2013. 2013 is behind us and its time to move forward. This journal has transformed my life in 2013 ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Touching base

nannygirl
  • By nannygirl · New reply January 28, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Well, my sweet love went to heaven what seems like a week ago when in reality will be a month on Feb. 3. The world just keeps on spinning around me as if nothing ever happened. I want to say STOP! I need ...

Each day is new

nannygirl
  • By nannygirl · Posted January 17, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Thank you everyone for your condolences. You are all beautiful. My prayers continue for all of you. I find every day brings different emotions. A new book has started for me. My pain from the loss of ...

In need of ostomy surgeries numbers

SammyandRhonda
  • By SammyandRhonda · New reply December 29, 2013
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 1 reply
  • I am wondering if anybody can help me. I am ostomy patient and now have my very own stoma along with the un-scheduled output to prove it. I have been trying to trace down numbers of ostomy patents in ...

A Pop Pops Front Porch Merry Christmas

SammyandRhonda
  • By SammyandRhonda · Posted December 23, 2013
  • Discussion in Emotional and spiritual support · 0 replies
  • Rhonda and I would like to wish you all “A Pop Pops Front Porch Merry Christmas” singing Christmas Card I created for my friends, my kids and my 17 grandkids. I recorded a Singing Christmas card of 11 ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Thank you Abba Father - Poppa God - Poppa Jah

SammyandRhonda
  • By SammyandRhonda · New reply October 26, 2013
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • From Christmas 2011 forward I was bleeding very bad from the bottom end. The last weeks in January I started losing blood and diarrhea. Had a relative in New Jersey tell me to get to the Hospital as soon ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply August 5, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply July 22, 2013
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • As many of you know, Inspire has a professional collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Inspire members have written personal stories for the Stanford Scope column. I am pleased ...

The Little Boy

serenity1825A
  • By serenity1825A · New reply June 5, 2013
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • This was shared with me today, and I want to share it with all of you! So many valuable lessons to be learned! Grab Kleenex! Laura http://academictips.org/blogs/moral-tale -the-little-boy ...

PICC line or PEG tube

Kat11Vee
  • By Kat11Vee · Posted April 28, 2013
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 0 replies
  • I am new to this site and am searching for answers for what is a best decision for my husband. I am his caregiver and he was diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis in 2010. He weighed 165 lbs and now is down ...

coping is a daily adventure

gerry04363
  • By gerry04363 · Posted April 23, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Coping Skills A Personalized Introspection, Dealing with a Genetic Disorder Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Gerard FitzGerald Coping Skills Introduction: Coping skills, is something that each one of us utilize ...

It won't be long now!

serenity1825A
  • By serenity1825A · New reply April 22, 2013
  • Journal · 49 replies
  • It is now happening very quickly I am very greatful to God for allowing himself to find the peace he needed to start his transition! For some may not understand why I am greatful, and for that I apologize ...

How much sorrow can 1 endure?

serenity1825A
  • By serenity1825A · New reply April 21, 2013
  • Journal · 28 replies
  • Am finally coming to peace and understanding as why the lord took my daughter and Billy from me! Today not only did I receive his death certificates in the mail but learned that my daughter's best friend ...

My Dearest Billy!

serenity1825A
  • By serenity1825A · New reply April 16, 2013
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Beyond the sunset, oh blissful morning, When with our Savior heaven is begun. Earth toiling ended, oh glorious dawning; Beyond the sunset, when day is gone. Beyond the sunset, no clouds will gather, no ...

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The Capital Caring Support Community connects patients, families, friends and caregivers for support and inspiration. This community is sponsored by Capital Caring, an Inspire trusted partner.