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Strife

strife – noun – angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict. “strife within the community” synonyms: conflict, friction, discord, disagreement, dissension, dispute, argument, quarreling, wrangling, bickering, controversy For two weeks, my beloved online community for Sarcoidosis has been dealing with … Continue reading

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Side Effect Reprieve

I never tolerated pharmaceuticals well, not even the simplest over the counter types. It kept me away from being a pill taker and led me in the direction of ‘natural medicines’. But, since I began meds for sarcoidosis, I have … Continue reading

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The Wheels of Sarcoid Go Round and Round

Just like the wheels on the bus go round and round, so does the grind of health insurance, pre-authorizations, prescriptions, follow-ups, etc… I have spent two months trying to get approved for a medication called Humira that has had some … Continue reading

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There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat

Whoa, what does that even mean? I can tell you what it means to me. It means sitting in a rolling chair in the middle of the room and using several straight attachments to vacuum my floor. It means cooking … Continue reading

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Go Ahead. Judge Me.

JUDGE : form an opinion or conclusion about. synonyms: form the opinion, conclude, decide; consider, believe, think, deem,view; deduce, gather, infer, gauge, estimate, guess, surmise,conjecture; regard as, look on as, take to be, rate as, class as; informal: reckon, figure You hear people say it, “Don’t judge me”. The reality is, we all judge others. It is … Continue reading

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Reformed Conscientious Pill Objector

I used to hate medicine. The threshold for taking even an aspirin had to be nothing short of mind-blowing pain, which in my case, was hardly ever. I did not have a medicine cabinet full of OTC medicine. I went … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Me

I could be your mom, sister, aunty, niece, daughter or friend. I may even be your co-worker or neighbor. But, you don’t know me. You see me, you think I look fine. You talk to me, you may even ask … Continue reading

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