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Category Archives: Coping With Cushing’s

Coping: How to Talk with Others about Cushing’s

We are going to cover three main areas in this article: explaining Cushing’s, asking for what we need and managing others reactions. Many have said that it has come as a relief to finally KNOW what is going on, to have a diagnosis and a course of treatment outlined. No, we are not crazy orContinue Reading

Tips From a Personal Trainer with Cushing’s

Shianne L. has 15 years of experience as a personal trainer and had Cushing’s. So the CSRF wanted to ask her a few additional questions. Shianne was kind enough to give us some of her time. You can also choose to read Shianne’s personal story or to contact her.Continue Reading

Cushing’s and Coping with an Unknown Outcome: Ambiguous Loss

Author and therapist, Pauline Boss, states, “With ambiguous loss, there is no closure; the challenge is to learn how to live with the ambiguity”. Often we refer to this type of loss when referring to soldiers missing in action or the loss of a loved one to Alzheimer’s. Because there is no closure, no clearContinue Reading

Enhancing Self-Image Through Cushing’s

Throughout this healing process, I am not sure who has been rougher on me-myself or others. I may be my own worst critic. I am tuned in to the subtle and not so subtle changes my body and mind and spirit have undergone. As we heal and deal, our self-image may be impacted by threeContinue Reading

Managing Stress through Cushing’s

Have you ever lost the “thing” and it nearly put you over the edge? It doesn’t matter what the thing was. It could be the car keys, (one always seems to be running late when the keys go missing, have you noticed?) the cat, a bill that needs paying, one’s glasses, one’s mind. It reallyContinue Reading