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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
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  • 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
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  • 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 ...

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 ...

Life, Love, and the Pursuit of a Pain-free Night

Khatn
  • By Khatn · New reply November 19, 2013
  • Journal · 61 replies
  • This past week has given me a load of rows to hoe and think about. One week ago, my darling (and she truly is) 2-y-o Maine Coon kitten (don't care if she's 2, she's still my little kitten) came to me ...

And here she is.

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply September 4, 2013
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • Apparantly once again I failed to accomplish my final goal. Someone told my best friend about my attempt, and she came over to my house and stayed with me until I was okay again. She said she wouldn't ...

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 ...

Cutting seems like an option. But it isn't. These are.

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply July 6, 2013
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • So, a while back, I was going through my blog on Tumblr, and I noticed this WONDERFUL post that talked about all of the ways to cope with the (sometimes) NEED to cut. Scribble on photos of people in magazines ...

Oh hello! (Long update post)

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply June 30, 2013
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • Been a while since I wrote a journal entry, huh. Updates! Me: Well, these past few days I've been just vegetating in my bed. With Mathew. It's been great, actually, running away from my problems the best ...

Rape trauma.

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply June 22, 2013
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • My first abuse was at 4. I was molested by a family member. I was molested by my great grandmother. Our house was under construction and we had a big white room in the with a bed that always had really ...

get aways not safe byself but i am very ill and on hospice.

lovelife39
  • By lovelife39 · Posted June 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Medical resources · 0 replies
  • Fundraising for my health is a must and I don't know weretostartpleasehelp. I really need someone else in this program or any other suggestions.funds are limited but I am in the hospital right now killing ...

Please sign my Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Petition

GumbyDav
  • By GumbyDav · Posted June 19, 2013
  • Discussion in Volunteer opportunities · 0 replies
  • Anyone living in the US, please sign my petition to make Ehlers Danlos Syndrome recognized as a disability! http://wh.gov/l3haJ or https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitio n/cousin-disorder-severe-painful-debilit ...

Men and Depression

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply June 6, 2013
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • Depression is a big, and to me, a scary word. But I have to deal with it. Do you have a son, a husband, a brother, or any male figure in your life, or are you dealing with depression? The reason I'm asking ...

Ocean, sand, and motherly needs.

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · Posted June 5, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • So today I went off to a beach with my brother and my dad to see how things would work out. It sort of killed me a little to just leave Mathew, but my dad wanted me to go to get out of the bedroom a little ...

When all is lost, just smile!

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply June 3, 2013
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • So, after last night's relapse, I've been thinking. I hadn't self harmed in a long time, and I did it because I felt disgusting, because of my own body, can you believe it? I need to get out of this state ...

Music

Jessheeran
  • By Jessheeran · New reply June 2, 2013
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • What do you listen to when you're sad? I'm one of those smartypants who gets themselves in a mood by listening to sad music, and crying, hahaha. What do you feel like listening when you're upset, angry ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Deanna Attai, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply April 16, 2013
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • 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 and caregivers worldwide. The people in this ...

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