Guest Post – You Look Okay To Me
Jameisha Prescod is the founder of You Look Okay To Me. Diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in 2014 she regularly writes and creates content about chronic illnesses. She recently graduated from Ravensbourne University London with BA (Hons) Digital Film Production. I have something to confess. I (sometimes) forget my medication. It’s hard to admit, especiallyRead more.
Myeloma Organizations you Shouldn’t Miss!
If you’re newly diagnosed or have been looking for a place to get some insights, we’ve got a few thoughts for you. Below is a list of our friends and the work they’re doing, follow them to learn more! Myeloma Crowd Provides: Patient Education Research driven by patient needs Data solutions Founded in 2010 byRead more.
Medisafer Story: Habiba
Habiba is a 24 year-old journalist and blogger from London, UK. In 2014, she graduated from City University London with a degree in BA Creative Industries and since then, she has been working with BBC News as a Broadcast Journalist, focusing on online journalism. She has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine (UK) in 2016 for a feature called TheRead more.
Medisafer Story: Olivia
Olivia is a 26-year-old Medisafer from the UK and is the proud mom to four adorable cats. Since she was 12 years old Olivia has suffered from chronic, often debilitating pain. Over the course of the past fourteen years she’s come to know all the relevant medical terms her doctors use and isn’t afraid toRead more.
MS Awareness Month: Dom and DT Training
Meet Dom, a top notch personal trainer from London, UK. Chatting with us via Instagram, Dom shared some of his experiences as a businessman but also as a care partner for his mother who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) when he was a young man. Who are you? Google’s highest ranked personal trainer forRead more.
What is Myeloma Anyway?
March kicks off Myeloma Awareness Month, an initiative started by the International Myeloma Foundation in 2009. Myeloma is a rare blood cancer that affects many Medisafers and we wanted to take some time to spread the word. What is Myeloma? Myeloma is a hematological (blood) cancer that develops in plasma cells The body makes tooRead more.
Whether you’re recently diagnosed or looking for some new found inspiration to keep going, here is our quick rundown of a few loud and proud warriors in the myeloma space. Follow along and see what they’re up to and let us know who you think we should add to the list! Myeloma Teacher A selfRead more.
Demystifying Women’s Heart Health
Myth: Most women die from cancer Fact: Women are six times more likely to die from heart disease than from cancer. Heart disease has been the leading cause of death for women in the developed world since 1908. Myth: Heart disease is only a man’s problem Fact: More women than men die from cardiovascular disease.Read more.
10 Habits of the Super Heart Healthy
We might be wrapping up February and Heart Health Month, but it’s still a good time to remind ourselves of some super heart healthy lifestyle choices because every month should be Heart Health Month. Did you know that nearly half of heart disease related deaths are due to controllable risk factors? Here are some activitiesRead more.
Medisafer Story: Dianna
“Every feeling, including those that come with mental illness, are fleeting. It will pass, it can take time, but it does get better.” Dianna hails from just outside Atlanta, Georgia and was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Growing up, Dianna says she thought she had depression, following her first depressive episode at eight years old.Read more.