Category Archives: Chronic Illness

Color Hope for Breast Cancer Month

My fraternal grandmother (Esther Harris) died from cancer. She had breast cancer, which led to esophageal cancer . So the month of October remains me of this horrible life threatening illness, and how it affects millions of women and families each year. How it steals loved ones from our lives, our holidays and at times from our […]

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Nine Reasons Why I’m Grateful For Endometriosis

Did you say you were grateful for endo-me-tri-osis? Did I read you correctly? Yep, you did. I know it might seem absolutely looney and you might be thinking, “This girl should go see a doctor for a brain scan because why would anyone be grateful for the horrible, painful, debilitating endo condition.” I know it […]

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Hope Resources

Buy on Amazon Buy on B&N  Buy Hope Cards Dear Woman is an inspirational memoir of one woman’s ten-year journey with a chronic illness. Chavos writes with an open, vulnerable, and candid conversational style about her fears, discouragements, doubts, anger, hope-deferred heart, and victories.Dear Woman was inspired by the woman in Luke 13. Weaving her own story […]

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30 Things About My Endo Journey You Don’t know

Okay, here it is…Are you ready to know a little bit more about me? Hopefully this won’t scare you away 😉 1. How do you pronounce the illness: En-DOE-me-tree-o-sis  2. I was diagnosed with it in the year: 2009  3. But I had symptoms since: Fall 2004 – I walked to the restroom and felt nauseous.  4. […]

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