My Autoimmune Journey

Read my diary entries as I manage life with an autoimmune disease. Learn from my mistakes and apply my coping tools for you or your loved one.

A few weeks ago I joined some groups such as “genyus”,  whom of which have greatly helped my adjustment after the stroke and coping daily with others who understood. Inspired by groups like them,  I wanted to talk about some of the challenges young stroke survivors that people born between the early 1980s to the…

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Are you a young stroke survivor? Beat depression and feeling the blues with these catchy tunes. The Requirements A catchy beat A strong, positive message Examples These songs I feel are great for the young stroke survivor, I listen to them while working out and doing rehab exercises: – “What are you afraid of?” by…

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Hi, my name is Camille and at 26 I had my first TIA stroke, yes that was just the beginning of my story. My most major and final (well that’s what I am telling myself) ischaemic stroke happened recently, I was 27. It’s a bit unusual but I’m a survivor. So many people told me…

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Having an autoimmune disease makes it hard to stay focused. A way to practice the goodness inside of us and remember why we do what we do is theme days. Days where we consciously have an intention. Go about each day as usual with the added theme. Not sure what I’m talking about? Have a…

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Diary Entry: April 7, 2013 I was looking through my photo albums on my computer last night when I stumbled on these pictures of me wearing a bright pink jumpsuit. Besides the fact that it’s hilarious looking back on my fashion choices at that age, I also felt happy being reminded of that particular day.…

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The first diary entry The bed felt cold, lonely and I couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that I was in it. It scared me. They told me they would run a few more tests and that there wasn’t anything to be worried about. I closed my eyes, took a deep breath, and felt…

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