The following are the comments I gave to a support group about my book, The Marvelous Transformation: Living Well with Autoimmune Disease and how one can use the messages within it to deal with the mild, acute,
Anyone dealing with a chronic health condition (whether as a patient or loved one/care partner) can tell you, illness makes you think about things that you would prefer not to. For some, one of those things is the
February is the month of love. Chocolate-covered strawberries, roses, sensual massage oils, lingerie, and champagne — we see reminders of romance and, yes, sex everywhere. When you are dealing with the effects o
How Myositis can affect females and males differently
From the beginning of our friendship, Jerry Williams and I realized that we were kindred spirits in many ways, not the least of all, was our shared experience
You are rare! Yes, you, living with Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis, Inclusion Body Myositis, and Juvenile Myositis. Our caregivers, you, too, are rare. And today, Rare Disease Day (RDD) 2016, is all about you! We
Twelve things your chronically ill friend wants you to know about feeling left behind, and what you can do to help!
Chronic illness can steal everything from a person. The ability to: move freely through the
Join us March 20th at 12PM for Free Laughter Yoga live online video session with Laughter Yoga instructor, Lynn Lizarraga. Laughter is not only good medicine emotionally, it also works muscles. Join us on the date and time listed and have fun while getting active.
IBM patients, mark your calendar and join us for this free video support session with Mary Jane on March 24th, 4PM Eastern Time. Share experiences, ask questions, compare notes, and make new friends. This session is tailored to those diagnosed with, or suspected of having, Inclusion Body Myositis.