Category: Champion Patient

Champion Patient: Roxanne

Champion Patient: Roxanne

During Awareness Month, we shared stories each week of a Champion Patient. Each had a unique story to tell, and wanted to share their story with the Pact Blog, and the rest of the DTP Community. This week, we feature another young woman’s story. Read about...
Champion Patient: Dalia Chokr

Champion Patient: Dalia Chokr

It’s the last Friday of the month, and our last Champion Patient of awareness month. This week, we feature Dalia Chokr. While Dalia is no longer with us to share her story in her own words, some of us who had the honor to call her a friend have gathered some thoughts...

Champion Patient: Lauren

We’re on our third Friday of Awareness month, can you believe it? Because it’s Friday, we’re featuring another Champion Patient story. This week, Lauren Reimer-Ethridge.  I (Samantha, Pact Blog Editor) have had the privilege to get to know over the...
Champion Patient: Roxanne

Champion Patient: Courtney Faber

Another Friday, another Champion Patient. This week, we introduce Courtney Faber and her story of life with gastroparesis. When I was just hardly a year old, I had a swollen finger and painful wrist. Nothing too severe, but never in a million years did my parents...
Champion Patient: Roxanne

Champion Patient: Danielle Crull

Every Friday for DTP Awareness Month, we’re featuring a champion patient. Each one shares their story in a different way, and each writes to inspire the community with their journey. First up, Danielle…… It’s like night and day. That’s how Danielle...

The importance of self care

This month, the Pact blog will be sharing a variety of information for DTP Awareness Month. Today, Pact blog writer Carolanne shares how important self care is, especially when living with a chronic illness. In a life with chronic illness, there are a plethora of...