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    A chronic odyssey: no remedies, but referrals

    You know these forms you get when you see a new doctor. The ones, where you are asked whether you are pregnant, addicted, suicidal or whether you have any other serious disease. Until recently, the mention of my asthma and pregnancies were not alarming to any of my practitioners. Cancer is. Suddenly, specialists don’t seem to be in charge anymore and an endless journey of referrals begins. Continue Reading

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    Eye to eye with my fear of death

    If you suffer from a chronic illness or even an incurable disease as I do, one of your worst nightmares has probably become true. It will not only bring suffering and pain, but also death anxiety. Some fears are healthy, others  unhealthy. They might concern the evitable or the inevitable. I would like to take a closer look at our fears. Continue Reading

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    How to get rid of dandruffs effectively

    Chronic disease and dandruffs often go hand in hand; especially when diabetes or a compromised immune system are involved. Over the years, my scalp seems to have changed. The type of dandruff I have now differs from the ones I used to have. At least I know how to get rid of them. Continue Reading

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    Death of a cancer hero

    He died. Finally. He had been fighting for such a long time. Fighting hard. And he had always been so positive. So brave. A cancer hero, just the way we like them.

    I wonder why we want the victims to be heroes. What does it mean for us and what does it mean for them? Continue Reading

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