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When living with a chronic illness, daily tasks like getting dressed or remembering to take your medication can be difficult, especially when running low on energy. Check out this list of 12 items to make life with  chronic illness easier.
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"While all my friends were thinking about college, prom, driving, and the SAT, I was going to 10 appointments a week, wondering if I'd ever be able to return to a normal classroom." Read how Claire dealt with grieving her life before chronic illness, and learned to embrace her new life, symptoms and all.
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When living with a chronic illness, nutrition can be vital for your healing and overall health. Check out these 6 easy and nutritious recipes perfect for those with a chronic illness.  
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"I’ve been sick for as long as I can remember. I was in pain all the time and no one could tell me why. All I wanted was a chance to be normal and to understand what was happening with my body."
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In honor of #RareDiseaseDay, we wanted to share Mary's perspective of what it's like living with Cystic Fibrosis, a rare genetic condition with no cure.
From managing appointments and assignments to making time for self-care, check out this guide to navigating college with a chronic illness.
From being an active listener to creating an effective treatment plan, check out these 5 signs that a doctor is right for you.
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Read Georgina's inspiring story of living with Sickle Cell Disease and advocating for awareness.
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It can be challenging to celebrate the holidays while TPN-dependent. Learn how to navigate holiday celebrations with food intolerance.

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Learn more about furry friends that can also help save your life in a medical emergency.
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From journaling and meditating to staying on top of doctor's appointments, read Laine's tips on practicing self-care both inside and out.
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Sydney shares her journey of finding a support network, and tips for finding friends both online and in-person.

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