A New Perspective on…ME!

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For this blog I wanted to switch it up! I’m having one of my best friends actually write it for me! I wanted the perspective of an outside person and what it’s like being around someone with Hypopara as often as she is. This woman has really changed my outlook on my illness and on my life. I’m so blessed …

Chronic Illness: Diagnosing a Family

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As you know by now, my life forever changed 3 years ago, but I think it changed for the people around me even more. I had to change my everyday routines to accommodate and adjust to my chronic illness. This meant the life of everyone close to me and around me had to do the same. This change brought on …

Determination and Independence: Two traits for chronic illness

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There are two words that I live by these days: “Determination” and “Independence”. When I was diagnosed with hypoparathyroidism 3 years ago I was more determined than ever to maintain my independence. I had my thyroidectomy October 14th, 2011 and I had no prior knowledge of hypopara or really any of the risks of having the surgery. When I was …

Letting Go

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I made a promise to myself when I agreed to do this blog, that I would be 100% honest. I had no idea how hard it would be being so honest with myself and for the world to read. I have always thought of myself and my life as an open book, but when it comes to living with hypoparathyroidism …

I’m No One’s Doormat

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Prior to my surgery I thought I had it all. I loved my job. I had 2 amazing kids and a wonderful boyfriend. We had family outings, played board games, and spent the warm summer days at the beach. I woke up and, in an instant, it was all gone. When I got sick I had this weird fantasy that …

I’ve Found My Voice

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Welcome to my world, I am so excited to have this opportunity to share my life with you. Bear with me and my scatter-brain, I think you’ll enjoy the ride. This is my life, living with Hypoparathyroidism. I was and still am that girl that would do anything for anyone. I did my time in school but knew once I …