Friday, February 14, 2014

“I Can’t Believe They Said That!”

From Hannah Lahmeyer on PHA’s Generation Hope Blog…

From one patient to another, we have all had that moment when we think to ourselves, “I can’t believe they said that!” Sometimes it is a stranger at the grocery store, a co-worker or the naïve family member. Normally the closer the person is to you the more it hurts and the longer it consumes your thoughts. It is very difficult for others to understand what life is like living with a serious medical condition. The purpose of this post is for you to share with those most involved in your life. My hope is that it will be a gentle guide to help the communication between you and them. The following guidelines pertain specifically to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

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It is very difficult for others to understand what life is like living with a serious medical condition. Are you a young adult PHer? We are looking for more bloggers for our Generation Hope blog. Contact Outreach@PHAssociation.org if you are interested and to learn more.

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