Our PSC Journey

Grieving the Loss of a Normal Life: Facing Chronic Illness

Dana / February 11, 2019

**This post contains affiliate links. Endless hospital stays. Ineffective treatments. Emotional distress. Physical exhaustion. Fearing hopelessness. How is it possible to live a normal life under these circumstances? How can a person cope? What is the solution? Grief. Mourning. Crying until you can’t cry anymore; have a few days reprieve and repeat. That’s the solution. I’m not trying to sound…

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3 Emotional Truths of Physical Health Struggles

Dana / February 4, 2019

**This post contains affiliate links. Emotions. I bet you had an emotional reaction to just that word, not to mention ACTUALLY talking/thinking about or processing real emotions. It’s hard and exhausting work! Now add to the mix that you or someone you love struggles with a physical health issue. As I write this post my husband is experiencing abdominal pain,…

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3 Essentials to Surviving Inpatient Stay Stress

Dana / January 29, 2019

**This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you. For anyone who has experienced an extended inpatient hospital stay or who has had a loved one in that position knows that it is not an easy one to be in. In my experience, there are three things that need to be kept at the top of my to-do…

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Wife of a Chronic Illness Sufferer

Being the wife of chronic illness sufferer comes with struggles. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) effects the biliary ducts connected to the liver and has it's own trials. Still there is always hope.
Dana / January 23, 2019

That’s me. Well, part of me. There are a lot of parts to who I am as a person. One part, a new/confusing/trying to be courageous part, is the wife of a chronic illness sufferer. My husband, Sean, and I were married on a breathtaking winter day in March of 2018. About ten months prior Sean was diagnosed with Primary…

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