A Call for Advocacy and Empathy

My daughter has daily IV treatments that require the use of an infusion company, home nurse visits, and an endless amount of supplies for the care of her chest port. She struggles with “brain fog”- which is a form of cognitive impairment that many people with many forms of chronic illness experience. Therefore, I am … More A Call for Advocacy and Empathy

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Empathy

I’ve written before that I started writing my book as an outlet for my frustrations after dealing with doctors’ hurtful attitudes for too many years. On the drive home following yet one more upsetting appointment I remember telling my daughter that we needed to find a doctor who had experienced chronic illness firsthand, because then … More Empathy