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Even YOU Can Become Disabled - Why Visitability Is Necessary

mel106
  • By mel106 · New reply yesterday at 10:10 pm
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • A Wheelchair Wonderland I remember vividly a point in time where I wished desperately that the whole world was in a wheelchair so that everyone could know what my daughter had to go through just to go ...

considering tubal reversal

Mommygraves
  • By Mommygraves · New reply April 5, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • After so many of our friends and family keep posting they are pregnant or having children, both Chris and I feel very happy for them, but yearning more and more for one more child. So we have been talking ...

Sources sought for NBC article on preeclampsia

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/3/14 Dear members, A healthcare journalist with NBCNEWS.com contacted us today seeking to interview a woman who had preeclampsia. The journalist is ...

Breastfeeding/Loss of Appetite

crystlmw9
  • By crystlmw9 · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Discussion in Breast feeding · 4 replies
  • I am having to force myself to eat. I am drinking fine. I have no appetite. Exhaustion has struck. I have a 26 weeker in the NICU.... I am exclusive pumping. Need 1860 calories. I have eaten only a small ...

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 ...

5 Influential People of the Civil Rights Movement

mel106
  • By mel106 · Posted March 12, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • For Disability Awareness Month I’ve put together a list of five influential people of the disability rights movement in the United States. This is just a short list of some people who have made a tremendous ...

5 Influential People of the Disability Rights Movement

mel106
  • By mel106 · Posted March 10, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • For Disability Awareness Month I’ve put together a list of five influential people of the disability rights movement in the United States. This is just a short list of some people who have made a tremendous ...

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 ...

NBC journalist seeking your opinion about “Minute Clinics”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/19/13 Dear members, An NBC reporter is looking to interview parents who have taken their babies or older children to retail health clinics, so-called ...

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 ...

Mantle cell lymphoma

carla70
  • By carla70 · New reply January 24, 2014
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • My dads lymphoma is all over him and in his spine and neck bones. He's had repo bad days and nights of aching in his spine and he is crying in pain. The doctors have him on Percocet every 4 hours. Please ...

My dad

carla70
  • By carla70 · New reply January 22, 2014
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • Well dads lymphoma diagnosis has brought bad and worse news. The cancer is very advanced. It's in his neck bones, lower spine and sternum, spleen, all lymph nodes, esophagus, rectum, intestines, colon ...

Cool New Audio-Only 3D Adventure Game

mel106
  • By mel106 · New reply January 12, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Attention Gamers: Cool New Audio-Only 3D Adventure Game! I’m not a gamer and even I want to play BlindSide! BlindSide is a terrifying new audio-only adventure game, set in a fully-immersive 3D world you’ll ...

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 ...

Hi all, sorry it's been so long :( again

Alicesmommy87
  • By Alicesmommy87 · New reply November 21, 2013
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Well hello all. I am horrible at this keeping in touch thing! :( I have had a lot going on and didn't have access to a computer. I finally may be able to get on here a bit more. Alice update for those ...

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 ...

An Interview with My Preemie

kaseymathews
  • By kaseymathews · New reply November 13, 2013
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Have you ever thought that someday you'd interview your preemie? What questions would you ask? http://www.preemiebabies101.com/2013/11/ an-interview-with-my-preemie ...

Lonely

t_ruffles
  • By t_ruffles · New reply November 11, 2013
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • So I am pretty much a single mom to 2 little boys and feeling pretty lonely these days (among other things). My bf works out of town and is hardly ever home, he has been working 2w-3m at a time. He started ...

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