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Why I Blog about My Health

As you may have noticed, I have chosen not to do 30 blog posts in April for Cushing's Awareness this year.  I had a lot going on, and found it difficult to not repeat so many posts last year.

I am asked why I blog about Cushing's a lot.  Why would someone post so many personal details (especially health related details) out for anyone to see?

I blog about Cushing's, and the aftermath because it has totally taken over the last 10 years of my life.  I blog about Cushing's because no one should have to wait 6, or 10, or 20 years for an answer.
I blog about Cushing's because when I knew what was wrong, no one else had ever heard of it.
I blog about Cushing's because it's not a small, easy thing to conquer.
I blog about Cushing's because there are people that I see every day that likely should be tested for Cushing's.
I blog about Cushing's because even some of the endocrinologists I've seen didn't know what the best tests were for Cushing's, and multiple, not one test, are required before you rule it out.
I blog about Cushing's because it's such a life altering thing to go through, you can't possibly make it through without support.


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  1. I agree 100%. I blog (and follow others like you) so that when people crawl the internet looking for answers they may find a little hope when there isn't much else out there... and know that they aren't alone in this seemingly deserted fight. Keep fighting until you find the end! :)

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  2. I am glad you and others like you blog about Cushings and other disorders. It helps people find out about these things where before they'd never know.

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