Emily Post for Cushing’s, Part I

This post is the product of personal experience and many conversations I have had with other people struggling with Cushing’s or other illnesses. It is really meant to be helpful and to simply give you a little insight into how a statement that is coming from a supportive place may actually not be received that way. So, with that caveat in mind, here we go!…

a tale of two tumors

I saw this article on my FB feed the other day entitled “12 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With A Chronic Health Condition” and it really resonated with me:

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/ms-12-things-not-to-say-022814#1

So many of the statements on the list do come up on a fairly regular basis and I could see how the person making the statement was trying to be supportive while the person on the receiving end just ended up feeling invalidated.  After reading this, I thought it might serve as a great topic for an “awareness” blog post but I also felt a little hesitant to actually write the post.   On one hand, I think the information could be helpful; on the other, I sincerely don’t want this to feel like a public shaming 🙂   This post is the product of personal experience and many conversations I have had with other people struggling with Cushing’s or…

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