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Tips for families of those recently diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome. 

I receive so many emails from concerned family members of people that have been diagnosed with GBS, pleading for me to give them advice on how to deal with this. I experienced firsthand what their family has gone through; my … Continue reading

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The Aftermath – My residuals from GBS and how they affect my life

My residuals from GBS and how they affect my life It’s been 5 years since my life changing experience with Guillain-Barre syndrome. Given the severity of my case (only about 30% of GBS patients end up on a ventilator), I’m … Continue reading

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What is CIDP?

CIDP is an illness that is often compared to Guillain-Barre, and is a term that you may have heard me use from time to time. I myself had never heard of it, until I started attending GBS conferences and found … Continue reading

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One day I hope you get the chance, to live like you were dying

I am very fortunate to be as strong and healthy as I am today. It is astounding how far I have come. Two years ago today, I would have still been in the ICU with GBS…now I realize, that medically … Continue reading

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Its been just over 4 months since Happily Ever After was released and I was finally able to see how its been doing; I received my first quarter sales numbers and I sold over 500 books between October 1st and … Continue reading

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The days, weeks and months continue to fly by!

It’s been a while! I have been meaning to write but between work, family and friends, I haven’t had very much spare time lately! Casey’s 2nd birthday was three weeks ago, and it was such a fun day! She was … Continue reading

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What the heck is Guillain-Barre syndrome??

I hear that quite often when I tell people I was diagnosed with GBS. The first time I even heard the words “Guillain-Barre” in my life, was less than two years ago when I was being told I might have … Continue reading

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