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Chronic Snarkopolist: Blaming the Patient

Chronic Snarkopolist: Blaming the Patient

Hello my loves! The first time someone made me “wrong” for my health or how I felt I was only seven years old and was developing RA and lupus in my joints. I was in pain and I [Read] | 14 responses.

Chronic Snarkopoloist: The Art of Disclosing Chronic Illness

Chronic Snarkopoloist: The Art of Disclosing Chronic Illness

After years of living with chronic illness many of us have developed an art to knowing just when and how to discuss it. Some of us have learned with whom we discuss and who gets our [Read] | 11 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Chronic Illness is Not our Character

Chronic Snarkopolist: Chronic Illness is Not our Character

Hello my loves! Last week I was reading a beautiful article written by ChemoBabe, Legacies, a regular blogger and women who has gotten through breast cancer. In her blog, she [Read] | 8 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Chronic Illness and Identity: Who Am I Today?

Chronic Snarkopolist: Chronic Illness and Identity: Who Am I Today?

Hello my loves! I heard a woman talking about her chronic illness and she said, “Lupus has stolen my identity.”  From that I understood that she lost much of her selfhood to [Read] | 16 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: The Snarkopolist Way – Strategies For Positive Doctor Patient Relationships

Chronic Snarkopolist: <i>The Snarkopolist Way – Strategies For Positive Doctor Patient Relationships</i>

Hello my libertines! I am pleased to report that my gall bladder and small intestine peeping surgery went well and I’m recovering quite nicely.  Friday I have my final pooper [Read] | 27 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Ghost Stories: When Did Sick Get Scary?

Chronic Snarkopolist: Ghost Stories: <i>When Did Sick Get Scary?</i>

Hello my loves! Last week we discussed our worst medical moments.  This week I want to delve more deeply in our collective psyches. Let’s pull up our Freudian sofas and lie back.  [Read] | 16 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: What’s Your Worst Medical Story?!

Chronic Snarkopolist: What’s Your Worst Medical Story?!

As I write this I am waiting for my rheumatologist to call me back. Actually she is not my regular rheumatologist, she is the “on call” doc because my regular rheumy is out of the [Read] | 25 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: My Pooper Paparazzi

Chronic Snarkopolist: <i>My Pooper Paparazzi</i>

Hello cats! I am so excited to be back with you!  I just got back from visiting the poop-shoot doc.  We were discussing the big “slice-em dice-em day.”  That’s right.  I’m [Read] | 19 responses.

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. -Pericles

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. -Pericles

Dear, Dear Thyroid Community Members, Liz Schau is no longer with Dear Thyroid. While I am very sorry to see Liz go, I am grateful to her and for everything she's done for Dear [Read] | 14 responses.

Chronic Snarkopolist: Medical Debtfetti

Chronic Snarkopolist: Medical Debtfetti

Please welcome Melissa Travis! Melissa is one of our new columnists. She also happens to be a comedy writer contending with chronic and multiple autoimmune conditions, and cancer. [Read] | 23 responses.