Tag: Guest post


Today is Acromegaly Awareness Day!

With so many awareness months, do you have time for one whole awareness day?! November 1st, today. A rare, one-day opportunity for a rare disease…ACROMEGALY! Who-hoo!! Acromegaly is a GH (growth hormone) producing tumor. First, it is on the pituitary-gland which is basically back between your eyes. It is the control center for just about…

Guest Post: Debbie Rosas, Co-Founder of Nia Technique

Here is a wonderful guest post and interview with Debbie Rosas, a Health Activist who has received many WEGO Health Activist Award nominations for her work in creating the Nia Technique. We thought this would be an opportunity to learn more about what the Nia Technique is and get to know a bit more about…

Guest Post: My Beautiful Career

In this post, Health Activist Jane Waterman chronicles her experiences with the depths of depression and living with invisible illness while pursuing ambitious career dreams. Her struggles are difficult to read but relatable to those who have lived with unresolved symptoms and painful side-effects.  Though her journey was not easy, it is a testament to…

Guest Post: Thinking and Talking About Death

This post explores a taboo subject of death. Through Ms Rants' calm, thought-out perspective - thinking about death becomes less scary, less forbidden and feels "okay." As a part of the human experience, death is a constant. In her post we see why discussions of death have a place in our world - not only…

Guest Post: Learning to be Okay

This post is a difficult one to read. It chronicles an immensely difficult experience to go through and eventually write about. Thank you to Amy K for being so brave as to go there. Even though we know that sharing is the first step toward awareness and feeling less alone - that doesn't make it…

Guest Post: Giving Up On Dreams, Finding New Inspiration

This is a wonderful post that speaks to an experience many of us go through -- facing the decision to double-down and push through ... or give up on a dream. When faced with a life-altering situation such as the diagnosis (and symptoms) of a chronic health condition - everything is effected. The path you…
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