• Postpartum depression is a lonely illness. Loved ones do not understand the despair you feel even though you love your baby. You suppress your feelings because you do not know where to get help.
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    5 EFFECTIVE WAYS TO HEAL FROM POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

    5 PRACTICAL TIPS TO COPE WITH POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION Count your blessings if you’ve never experienced postpartum depression. Moms who have had postpartum depression fail to understand why and how the birth of their little darlings can inflict such massive sadness and weariness when you should be filled with joy. It’s a fair description to say that postpartum depressive moms feel weighed down by a mountain of misery and gloom but have no idea why or who to turn to for help. Well-meaning family and friends often advise rest and that the overwhelming sadness will pass. But what if you don’t feel better with the passing time? I am so pleased to…

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    7 ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF A GOOD DOCTOR WHEN YOU HAVE A CHRONIC ILLNESS

    The qualities of a good doctor to someone who lives with the cruel life sentence of a chronic illness are like oxygen to a drowning victim. They can build you up to warrior status or plunge you into the depths of despair. I am so pleased to have a guest post by Nicole of thisisallgoingon.com on the prerequisite values vital in a doctor to the chronically ill. What are the qualities of a good doctor that make him a powerful agent in the fight rather than another one of the struggles that a person with a chronic illness faces? And how much do the core values of a doctor really matter?…

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    THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO LIFE WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS

    Life with a chronic illness is like an invasion by a foreign army. Your body turns traitor and sides with the conqueror.         It betrays you and exposes you to torture by the enemy:   –  Tiredness   –  Loss of appetite   –  Pain  But, the army continues to invade – tiredness, loss of appetite and pain persist and intensify. A SIMPLE GUIDE ABOUT LIFE WITH A CHRONIC CONDITION A regular blood test shows you have a chronic condition – with a long, unpronounceable name. Shock and terror battle for victory. All you can think about is what your life with this chronic disease will be like.…

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    POWERFUL LESSONS IN COURAGE FROM AWESOME CHRONIC ILLNESS BLOGGERS

    BLOG POSTS GUARANTEED TO INSPIRE The inspiration for this post is due to Jackie Ison who wrote 11 Pinterest Blog Posts That Will Make You an Expert in No Time. Chronically ill bloggers embody heroic lessons in courage. It takes sheer grit and guts to survive from one pain – filled day to the next. But these bloggers do much more than that. They bravely blog about the daily trauma of living with a chronic condition. Fearlessly, they voice the demons that plague them to ease the burden of others who live with this dreadful diagnosis. THE EFFECT OF BLOGS WRITTEN BY BLOGGERS WHO LIVE WITH CHRONIC DISEASE Blogs like those…