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An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Thirty-One: Parkinson's Comes Home

Catherine Armsden | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist In No Acute Distress -- Episode 29: The Sun Comes Up

Catherine Armsden | Posted 10.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A few days after my Parkinson's diagnosis in 2009, I scanned my shelves for a book to take on a family road trip to Los Angeles and randomly plucked one a friend had passed on to me a several years earlier.

Cookie Johnson On The Moment Magic Told Her He Was HIV Positive

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 09.23.2016 | OWN

On November 7, 1991, Magic Johnson stunned the world when he announced he would be retiring from basketball because he had contracted the HIV virus. D...

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 9 -- 15 Things to Know Once You're Diagnosed with Chronic Pain

Puja Rios | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

In 2007, the iPhone turned one year old, Fibromyalgia wasn't recognized as an actual condition and David Hasselhoff got really drunk and tried to eat ...

The Unexpected Symptom That Led To This Model's Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.16.2016 | OWN

Angie Everhart has always been an active person, accustomed to the bumps and bruises that can come with things like riding horses, skydiving and parti...

Sail Away With Me

Beverlye Hyman Fead | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Beverlye Hyman Fead

Those of us who live with any life threatening disease go back and forth between a sailboat and a roller coaster all through our lives. After my origi...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty-Six: Why?

Catherine Armsden | Posted 08.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Hillary Clinton Does Not Have Aphasia. Here’s Why…

Ellyn Riley | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Ellyn Riley

Donald Trump has recently claimed that Hillary Clinton lacks the “mental and physical stamina” to be president. Just this week during an interview...

I Have Vitiligo. Here's What It's Like to Live With This Rare Skin Condition

Health.com | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

By Chelsey Hamilton Have you heard of vitiligo? I hadn't either, before I was diagnosed with it at age 17. I was on a beach trip when I first notice...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist In No Acute Distress -- Episode Twenty-Five: Chasing Empathy

Catherine Armsden | Posted 08.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Just Diagnosed With ADHD. She's 41.

James Ochoa | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
James Ochoa

Relief was the first thing I felt. I finally had an answer! An explanation for why I'm like this. I'm told I'm not broken, but I sure do feel like I a...

When I Feel Embarrassed After A Seizure

Tiffany Kairos | Posted 07.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Tiffany Kairos

Having a seizure is nothing to be embarrassed about. Each of us have a battle we face. It's how we face it that shapes and defines us.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty-Four: From Here, Looking Out

Catherine Armsden | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty-Three: Girls' Weekend, Neuro Style

Catherine Armsden | Posted 07.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

All Things Made New: After Five Days Of 'Cancer'

Laura A Boggs | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Laura A Boggs

More than once, my usually optimistic husband's voice cracked; his eyes filled with frightened tears. His back probably still aches from sleeping by my side in that wompy hospital chair. He never complained.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty-Two: Losing Ground, Gaining Altitude

Catherine Armsden | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Here's Why You Should Never Ever Google Your Illness Symptoms

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I'm tired of doctors. I'm fed up with driving there, sitting there and filling out forms that take longer to do, than the duration of any of my illnesses.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty-One: Diagnosing the Diagnostics

Catherine Armsden | Posted 06.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Going Deaf Has Never Been So Loud

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

New York City, the vibrant place I'd once fallen madly for, became a nightmare. The streets were humming, whirring. Tractors moaned, ambulances screamed, the click of lighters and the hiss of brooms brushing cafe floors were torture. I heard everything on one side and nothing on the other; it drove me mad never knowing where each sound came from.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Twenty: Submitting Our Stories...Again

Catherine Armsden | Posted 05.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Nineteen: Stranded

Catherine Armsden | Posted 05.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Why So Many Women With ADHD Never Get The Help They Need

The Establishment | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women
The Establishment

I know firsthand how important it is for those with ADHD to get support for their condition. Diagnoses are of course not always helpful for everyone, but my own diagnosis gave me the power to see that there was nothing inevitable about the way I felt.

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 3 -- Doc Appointments, You Are Your Own Best Advocate

Puja Rios | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

If you aren't getting the results you're looking for, I encourage you to keep fighting. Keep looking, keep an open mind and don't compromise. If you know you can do more, do it. This condition can be managed and you can live a better life.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Eighteen: Seeking the Target

Catherine Armsden | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 2 -- Your Rheumatologist... The Secret Sauce

Puja Rios | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

Part of my mission is to bring the Fibromyalgia Survivor community together to offer real support and encouragement to one another. You can be part of this movement by sharing your story too. Have you found the right doctor for your wants and needs? Please tell us your story in the conversation below, let's talk about it.