Chronic Disease

Chapter 1 Disease

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Chronic Disease | 0 comments

1.     What is chronic disease? Your doctor explains you have a chronic disease. Your first question is probably, “What is it?” The word chronic comes from the Greek Chronos for time. It is so named because those diseases and conditions listed as chronic last a long time, at present...

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The Chronic Challenge – Foreward by Dr. F. G. Inglis

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Chronic Disease | 0 comments

Foreword This remarkable book provides a compassionate, knowledgeable and well-researched source to guide persons with Chronic Disease (PCD). They daily have to summon the will to survive the challenge the disease brings to their lives and well-being. It will further help them to get on with “having a life”....

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Introducing The Chronic Challenge: Living Well With a Chronic Disease

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Chronic Disease | 0 comments

My intention in the weeks ahead, is to present to you my book on chronic disease, Chronic Challenge: Living Well With A Chronic Disease, chapter by chapter. In order to write this comprehensive book on coping with what are termed the “invisible diseases”, I interviewed men and women across...

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Lessons Learned From Crohn’s Disease

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Chronic Disease | 0 comments

When I look back over five decades of life, I discover that my greatest treasure trove of learning comes from the experience of having Crohn’s disease. An old adage often voiced states, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”  I believe this; and also that it makes you wiser....

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Less Is More

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Chronic Disease | 4 comments

A few years ago, women who had embraced Simple Abundance raced to buy Sarah Ban Breathnach’s Something More. I hit the bookstore with the same toothy smile of anticipation as the twenty women in line ahead of me. As I worked my way through the book, I waited in vain...

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