Precious Diagnosis: What’s in a Name?
From my favorite blogger and one of my best friends in the whole world, this is a timely piece for rare disease month.
Even if it’s a terrible diagnosis, you crave even the worst titles, just to have a name. Just to put a label on what your body is experiencing. You dream of a diagnosis for the madness eating away at your body and your life.
You want to scream when test after test comes back normal, appointment after appointment with no answers, and you wonder how much longer your body will hold out like this! Each frustrated physician and healer is at a loss and they know anything more they try could likely only make you worse. So one by one, they set you free into the river of uncertainty to face the un-named beasts in you alone– ALONE.
Instead of one diagnosis, you have a list of conditions that you don’t feel are your own. They are more like guesses your…
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