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Confused by Medicare?

  • By AngilTR · Posted October 12, 2011
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • My new book, "Quick Guide to Understanding Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer sources" was released on Amazon today. This guide will help anyone confused by all the different Medicare policies, Medicaid ...

Sleeping Thru the Night

  • By Strib · Posted October 10, 2011
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 1 reply
  • I assume many have the same problem as me with not sleeping thru the night. I wake up nightly between 1:30 and 2:30 without going back to sleep fully. Has anyone tried Somnapure?Seems I'm addicted to ...

strese and grief

  • By Poehler · Posted October 7, 2011
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Well hi to all have not been here in a long time life just wont stop the bull shit. have had a great loss my brother in law was killed in an accident in chicago this man gave his heart to anyone he had ...

Cryoglobulinemia Vasculitis and temperature change

  • By laughingnana · Posted September 24, 2011
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I have Cryo and the drop in temperature affects my blood. Although my doctor informed me that the sensation of being cold (e.g. walking out of the shower) is totally different than the drop in temperature ...

To all my wonderful friends

  • By aty · Posted September 20, 2011
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Leave back all your worries and troubles of yesterday. Make a silent promise to make today a better day. Now my dear friends, a brand new day lay's ahead of us all. Face it with pride because it is a ...

Please join my advocacy efforts

  • By AngilTR · Posted September 13, 2011
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I am a chronically sick nurse who has spent my entire adult life, over 30 years, caring and advocating for the elderly. Since becoming chronically sick with Sjogren's Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ...

Pain awareness month!

  • By hedwyg · Posted September 1, 2011
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Well, September is here, which means it's Pain Awareness Month. The American Pain Foundation has a campaign on facebook called "If I lived in a world with less pain, I could..." I invite you to read some ...

Ridiculous injuries

  • By hedwyg · Posted August 29, 2011
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • I was sitting in a chair last night. Not surprisingly -- because I'm also a Little Person (with proportionate short stature) -- this chair is too high for me. I went to adjust my position, putting my ...

That b*tch Irene

  • By hedwyg · Posted August 26, 2011
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • If you're like me, changes in the weather will make your joints ache. My body seems to be a fairly accurate barometer; when the aches come on, I'll ask my husband, "So... are we expecting a cold front ...

Please don't label me "idiopathic!"

  • By hipmama42 · Posted August 19, 2011
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • I just read this on, and thought I'd share it with everyone. I have "idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy" and several other "idiopathic" disorders, and this anonymous post really hit home. KevinMD ...

To all of you thank you

  • By inspire_me_ · Posted July 31, 2011
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I just wanted to say thank you to all of you inspirations. Thank you to everybody here. This site has given me so much encouragement. When I joined I felt desperate, reached my limit, felt totally overwhelmed ...

Epstein Barr Virus

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  • By Bonnie69 (Inactive) · Posted July 29, 2011
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 10 replies
  • Hi, My Chronic Fatique Syndrome was diagnosed years ago after my EBV titer came back extremely high. Has anyone esle's CFS started with EBV ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Mithra Behnam Mojtahedi

  • By John2 · Posted July 19, 2011
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Dear readers, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people we feel are making contributions to helping patients worldwide. We are posting these interviews in ...

that'll cure what ails ya

  • By inspire_me_ · Posted July 16, 2011
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • pralines and cream ice cream nyom ....that is all :D ...

my memory short and to the point

  • By sham1313 · Posted July 15, 2011
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I went to the dr that gave me the memory test and he took a million and one labs done on me and found out :NOW LADIES KEEP YOUR ABCD figure out or should just say ABC. we know when I had that black out ...

things I hear that affect me deeply

  • By sham1313 · Posted July 4, 2011
  • Journal · 38 replies
  • I know you see I write in my journal a lot insted of each group all my friends would not have a chance to get a good update on me if I did not do it this way. this last thing I herd on the news well really ...

EBV - changing diet

  • By OverEBV · Posted July 2, 2011
  • Discussion in Treatment · 6 replies
  • My 42 year old husband was diagnosed 8 years ago with the Epstein Barr Virus. They told him it might be 1-2 years until he regained his energy level back. Well- it has never risen back to 100%. At this ...

get out of hosp tm maybe

  • By inspire_me_ · Posted June 30, 2011
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • surgery for an anaphelectic. Well its possible. I survived yds op tho not without difficulties. my hour tonsellectomy took 2 hours. the anaesthetic kept me out a lot longer than planned. All in all I ...

Cured my Chronic Fatigue

  • By geneP · Posted June 29, 2011
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • I have found the cause of my chronic fatigue that I have had for over 15 years! I was diagnosed about 15 years ago after seeing many local doctors, teaching hospital and eventually the Mayo Clinic. I ...

God's will for me has made me thankful for chronic sickness

  • By AngilTR · Posted June 29, 2011
  • Discussion in Living with chronic fatigue syndrome · 1 reply
  • I want to share my journey so maybe it can help other's find the love and grace of God in the midst of chronic illness and CFS. In December of 2003 I got VERY sick. It was just 16 months after I opened ...

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