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Dental Tips for Scleroderma & Why I Love Working With Students

Day 21 of Wego Health’s NHPBM Bonus Prompt: Raise Awareness Scleroderma & Dental Health   I have not been able to keep up with the 30 day 30 in 30 for Wego Health for a few reasons, but one is I recently had some dental surgery.  Last monday, I underwent a Connective Tissue/Gum Graft.  This […]

In The Activist Spotlight, Paul Fugelsang: Trailblazing for Mental Health

  Bonus Prompt: Nominate a Health Activist and Share Why I have nominated Paul Fugelsang for a 2012 Wego Health Activist Award: Trail Blazer.  I wrestled between Silver Stethoscope and Trail Blazer because  Paul is a practicing, licensed therapist in North Carolina.  He has come up with a way to help clients see therapists who […]

Scleroderma, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sarcoidosis; Need Box Wine.

Well, because of my meds, obviously box wine is out of the question: But a girl can dream. (Sigh).  I set out to make this post about why a patient like me with scleroderma, Sarcoidosis and pulmonary fibrosis would attend a health and fitness convention, then I realized the answer was obvious: Health and fitness […]

The Purpose-Free Driven Day

This morning, I felt unusually fatigued.  I had no energy.  My mind said go, my body said no.  So, I pondered the cause of today’s  fatigue with some questions. Were my lungs exchanging oxygen properly?  I breathe easier after taking viagra: did I take it? Then there’s  Pulmonary Fibrosis because of scleroderma and/or sarcoidosis: because […]

Hitting My Wall And Breaking Through

In June, I hit the wall*.  It’s not my first wall, and it won’t be my last, but I have broken through this one, brick by brick.   I hit my wall in June after a personal disappointment  and  became less active in social media.  Not as a blogger, but as member of the community. […]