Living Mighty Well

Four Tips For Maintaining Resilience When Battling a Chronic Illness

Emma Widmar is a 17-year-old student who was diagnosed with Mast Cell Disease and POTS in 2016. From symptoms such as swelling due to an allergic reaction to her own hormones to being unable to digest food by mouth, this girl has seen it all! Luckily she was able to have a feeding tube placed and she is moving in the positive direction. However, things haven’t always been easy for Emma....
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A Fighter's Journey: Living With a Rare Illness

I’ve pressed the delete button on my keyboard a million times by now… (why you ask) That’s what a writer aspires for. A statement left unanswered, and by the end to be resolved. As an avid writer, you wish to be interesting, unusual and unique. Things I wish not so much to be as a chronic illness patient. I wish for this medical mess to be resolved, but as a realistic optimist, I do not see this ...
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Why I Have Chosen to #LiveMightyWell

Recently, I was reminded on facebook that it’s been three years since my initial Chronic Lyme disease diagnosis. I had just returned from teaching entrepreneurship in Rwanda with Babson College and my doctor called me to tell me that as suspected, my Lyme and co-infections tests came back positive (after an initial false negative from the traditional CDC test)....
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