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Needing Healing When I returned from Iraq seven years ago, I felt isolated, thinking that few others, if anyone, other than those I served with, would understand what I had been through or how I was feeling. This isolation later manifested itself in anger, addiction, and alcoholism and a split life of putting on the best public face I could, while […]

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Type 1 Diabetes and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

CaringBridge has always been a resource for those experiencing a challenging pregnancy. In her own words, Carly shares her story of being pregnant and managing Type 1 Diabetes. Terrified of Pregnancy Growing up with Type 1 diabetes didn’t slow me down. While at times it was a nuisance, I never let it take control of my life and enjoyed swimming […]

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Quiet Your Racing Mind and Sleep Better

It’s been a long day and I’m tired. I get into bed ready for eight hours of blissful, uninterrupted sleep. As soon as my head hits the pillow my mind seems to come alive. And not just alive, but racing like I just had a triple shot of espresso. I begin rehashing the day, the year, my life. I go […]

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Top 3 Financial Tips for Caregivers: How to Protect Yourself

When it comes to caregiving, it’s often the little things that matter the most. Simple acts like visiting your ailing uncle and watching his favorite TV show, or making your mother’s favorite slow-cooker recipes and placing them in her freezer so that she’ll always have a home-cooked meal on hand, can make a huge difference in your loved one’s quality […]

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