April is Cushing’s Awareness Month. In previous years I have had ambitious thoughts about posting something every day of each month to do my part and raise awareness. However, as always happens when that spark of ambition strikes me, life happens. So rather than pledge to post every single day which inevitably fails, I figured… Continue reading Cushing’s Awareness Month: Post #1
Tomorrow evening at 6:00 p.m. EST, I will be appearing on Cushing’s Help’s Blog Talk Radio with Cushing’s superstar, Mary Kelly O’Connor. We will be discussing my journey with Cushing’s Disease and it’s ramifications, from my initial illness to diagnosis, and from pituitary surgeries to recovery. If you’d like to call in, please call (657) 383-0416.… Continue reading Interview on Cushing’s Help Blog Talk Radio – Tomorrow, 6/3/15!
Hopefully the tips and tricks I borrowed from Greatist.com yesterday helped you take a break from reality and relax. If not, here are more tips and tricks to help you stay focused, stay calm, and stay healthy. Get some alone time. If you can’t get out of town, bring the holiday to you. Sequester yourself… Continue reading Cushing’s Awareness Month Day 3: Relax, Part Two.
Relax! It’s just a simple, two syllable word, but one that most of us have no idea how to implement into our daily lives. I am just as guilty as everyone else. However, when you are facing something as serious as adrenal insufficiency, a disease that literally will force you to relax if you don’t… Continue reading Cushing’s Awareness Month Day 2: Relax, Part One.
Today begins Cushing’s Awareness Month, in celebration of Dr. Harvey Cushing’s birthday on April 8th. Not only is he the father of modern neurosurgery, but he is also the one that discovered – and researched, and researched some more – the phenomenon now known as Cushing’s Disease. Our guru/Gandhi/den mother, Mary O., came up with the… Continue reading Cushing’s Awareness Month Day 1: Know Your Body
I’m proud to share an article featuring quotes from my dear friend and co-founder of Cushingstories.com, Rae, and me from Novartis Pharmaceuticals. They’re making great strides in getting awareness out there for rare pituitary diseases like Cushing’s Disease and acromegaly. I am so very excited to share this! #GetLoud #RDD2015 #raredisease http://www.novartispharmaceuticals.com/en/stories/detail/5-things-every-person-living-with-a-rare-disease-understands