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Learning to live well with a persistent illness
- By Jennifer Crystal, MFA, Contributor
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Jennifer Crystal, MFA, Contributor
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This is an excellent, informative well written blog. I love how honest you are on the realities of chronic illness while simultaneously giving practical and inspirational steps to address needs. Looking forward to your next post!
Very good piece. Thank you.
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