Carnival of Compassion #9

Welcome to the ninth edition of Carnival of Compassion, a weekly roundup of the "best of" recent patient blog posts.

Good advice and resources can make coping with illness a little easier.

Understanding how others perceive you and your illness is occasionally more difficult than managing the illness itself. Especially if you feel abandoned.

I’m convinced that the plot of most movies and books can be summed up by saying, "It’s about the resiliency of the human spirit." That’s something that patients have in common, too.

It’s shouldn’t surprise anyone that illness instigates many unexpected changes in life.

Sometimes the little things are the most important.

Being a patient can mean more than confronting illness — like confronting social issues.

When someone becomes a caregiver, his or her life changes significantly. I’m sharing these blogs in honor of all the selfless people who assume the role.

To end on a light note…

  • Meds are often at the forefront of managing illness. Listen to the Drugs Song, shared on Blacktriangle, for a laugh.

Six Until Me will host next week’s Carnival of Compassion. If you’d like to host it on your blog sometime, read the details.

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7 Responses to “Carnival of Compassion #9”

  1. Stacy Says:

    Great job!!!! Thanks for mentioning my article!

  2. no more mashed potatoes Says:

    Carnival of Compassion #9

    The Carnival of Compassion, Edition 9 is up over at The Daily Headache. Fantastic Job, Kerrie! Your post is very interesting, informative, and I really enjoyed reading it.
    Next weeks Carnival will be hosted by Six Until Me. If you would lik…

  3. Valerie Says:

    Well done. Thanks for including my blog, too.

  4. DrDel Says:

    nice job..

    man.. these carnivals are getting better and better all the time!

    great stuff!

  5. alex Says:

    Wow thanks for putting me here. This is so so cool!!! Awsome

  6. AIDS Combat Zone Says:

    Man of the Hour: Andrew Stimpson

    Special thanks go out to the folks at The Daily Headache for featuring AIDS Combat Zone in Carnival of Compassion #9, my first such mention in a Blog Carnival.

  7. Kerrie Says:

    Thanks for the kind comments, everyone. And thanks for having such great information in your blogs!

    -Kerrie


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