Illnesses

I need a long hug that never ends...

beautifulmistake
  • By beautifulmistake · New reply January 21, 2014
  • 41 replies
  • Depression sucks.. idk what to do anymore people say just smile, hang out with friends you will feel so much better after that but to be honest here it doesn't help at all. I feel alone. Yes I have friends ...

Sick

Amandaaa
  • By Amandaaa · Posted June 25, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • To me, being ill isn't all just physical, but includes mental health also. Such a depression and self harm. This is a serious thing that many people my age have turned to as attention seeking acts. But ...

Anxiety/Depression

Danielle2014
  • By Danielle2014 · New reply May 28, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I just can seem to become happy! what is wrong with me ...

i cant stop.

NinaBerdecia
  • By NinaBerdecia · New reply August 15, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • i cut myself everyday , i dont know what to do anymore. Im in 9th grade and i started in the 5th grade. I recently got told to kill myself by my grandmom. And thats what i tryed to do . I stabbed myself ...

Teens with EDS

KKawesomeness
  • By KKawesomeness · New reply August 2, 2011
  • 1 reply
  • Hey peoples! I'm 15, and I just wanted to start a discussion for teens with EDS. I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects one's collagen. There are many types, but with mine, I go ...

Can you explain these symptoms?

JesscaBessca
  • By JesscaBessca · Posted March 1, 2011
  • 0 replies
  • Weird stuff has been happening... I don't know if it's all related or not...buuuut does anyone know whats going on? 1) My nose has been bleeding on and off for over 2 weeks now. Started with just one ...

3 years of pain, still undiagnosed. Please help :'(

JesscaBessca
  • By JesscaBessca · New reply July 22, 2010
  • 1 reply
  • OK- I've been sick for almost 3 years now. It started out with headaches, and over time, more and more symptoms have popped up. Here's a list of them, in order that they began. -chronic headache -chronic ...

undignosed

bane
  • By bane · New reply July 11, 2010
  • 1 reply
  • Has any one out there been undignosed and had people start telling you its in your head. This is happening to me. Its bad enough to be sick and not able to carry on with your daily actvities that you ...

3 years of pain, still undiagnosed. Please help :'(

JesscaBessca
  • By JesscaBessca · Posted June 11, 2010
  • 0 replies
  • OK- I've been sick for almost 3 years now. It started out with headaches, and over time, more and more symptoms have popped up. Here's a list of them, in order that they began. -chronic headache -chronic ...

made another one

passionfruit3
  • By passionfruit3 · Posted April 7, 2010
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  • I just made a new cut on my arm it's really disappointing cause I had managed not to do it even when I felt like doing it. I just scratched the meat off it's really nasty looking. Now I just have one ...

SAD

FightingFox
  • By FightingFox · New reply March 20, 2010
  • 2 replies
  • Its been almost a year sence the girl i fell in love with died form cancer when i think i have forgoten it i remeber and it hurts worse the losing friends in afgan. I dont know how to deal with it. I ...

Choosing Doctors & Hospitals

coachphyllis
  • By coachphyllis · New reply October 30, 2009
  • 4 replies
  • As parents, we are always making decisions on behalf of our children. As parents of sick children, those decisions are critical. The question is how do we find the right doctors for our child? How do ...

Need Someone To Talk To .. =[

Teeky
  • By Teeky · New reply October 29, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • Just Need Someone To Talk To=[ Pleaseee. Desperate ...

Preparing Separate Meals at Home

coachphyllis
  • By coachphyllis · New reply September 5, 2009
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  • It can be difficult when your sick child requires a separate diet from the rest of the family. Just getting one dinner on the table can be challenging enough! Do you have experience with having to cook ...

Parenting Challenges With Sick Child

coachphyllis
  • By coachphyllis · New reply September 5, 2009
  • 4 replies
  • When our children are very sick, we indulge them, and rightfully so. Life for them is so hard and painful, and we want to provide them with as much of a childhood as possible. Those gifts that we would ...

Every child is their own statistic

dleach
  • By dleach · New reply July 26, 2009
  • 2 replies
  • Thought I would share a piece that I wrote about our son Mason. I think it is important to remember that every child is their own statistic and their own experience. Our Mason: Our Mason was a fighter ...

Feeling Overwhelmed

coachphyllis
  • By coachphyllis · Posted July 23, 2009
  • 0 replies
  • It seems that one day you have a healthy child, and then the next day they have a serious illness. We, parents, go into overdrive finding doctors, hospitals, making arrangements, dealing with schools ...

A great saying

dleach
  • By dleach · Posted July 7, 2009
  • 0 replies
  • You may have seen this before.... What Cancer Cannot Do-- Cancer is so limited; It cannot cripple Love; It cannot shatter Hope; It cannot corrode Faith; It cannot destroy Peace; It cannot kill Friendship ...

Things you can do

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