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Tali Keteri’s Personal Writing & Critical Thinking Project for IC Awareness Month 2014

Tali Keteri’s IC Awareness Month- Personal Writing & Critical Thinking Project.

Last year I implemented a new kind of writing projectthat spanned the entire month of September as a way to help fellow ICers become more comfortable with talking about the many different emotions having a condition like IC can make us feel. I received such amazing feedback from those who chose to be involved and continued to hear from so many people who wanted to have another writing project in…

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Tali Keteri’s 2014 Interstitial Cystitis based Social media meme contest— a supported IC-Network project

     Last year I had the privilege of running and contributing to the writing, poetry, and blogging portion of IC awareness month for the IC- Network. This year, I decided that since the majority of time in September of 2013 was spent helping fellow ICers become more comfortable when writing or talking about the intricacies and personal sensitive nature of this condition, we should use our new…

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Fashionably Late: I needed 14 bathroom breaks. Here’s to September. IC Awareness Month. 15 days late.

Fashionably Late: I needed 14 bathroom breaks. Here’s to September. IC Awareness Month in my own style of a whole 15 days late.

Ok. I know that I ranted a shit-ton about all of the projects I had planned for this years IC Awareness Month and never posted much of anything about anything. This is truly bothersome as I never, ever, EVER slack in September…especially when it comes to this even  But unfortunately, this year had some medical surprises in mind for me ( Not IC related, believe it or not) that I couldn’t have…

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Dr. Drew’s Apology to the Endometriosis & IC communities

Dr. Drew’s Apology to the Endometriosis & IC communities

If you’re looking at this title and wondering what exactly Dr. Drew and his Loveline sidekick apologized for, I must tell you that you missed all of the excitement from earlier in the week. Please take a moment to backtrack and read all about it here so that we’re all on the same page.

All caught up?

Ok.

Now take some deep breaths and shake it out…maybe throw a pillow or some other SOFT object at…

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Dr. Drew’s ignorance, arrogance, & insensitivity on Interstitial Cystitis & Endometriosis; two debilitating medical conditions that affect a combined total of 95-100 million people worldwide.

Dr. Drew’s ignorance, arrogance, & insensitivity on Interstitial Cystitis & Endometriosis; two debilitating medical conditions that affect a combined total of 95-100 million people worldwide.

For those who aren’t aware of the Dr. Drew Pinsky and Loveline drama going on in the Interstitial Cystitis, Pelvic pain, and Endometriosis communities today, I’d like to introduce you to a major issue within our medical culture and that is the issue of ignorant insensitivity.

On April 24th 2014, Dr. Drew and his crew at Loveline took a call from a man in Florida who wanted to ask a question…

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No friends are better than fake friends.Someone asked me the other day if I missed the friends I lost during my journey with IC and other…View Post

No friends are better than fake friends.

Someone asked me the other day if I missed the friends I lost during my journey with IC and other…

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Why we can still be who we always were even though we aren’t able to be exactly where we thought we would be.SEPTEMBER 24th
What are some things about you that the IC hasn’t changed? We often times talk so…View Post

Why we can still be who we always were even though we aren’t able to be exactly where we thought we would be.

SEPTEMBER 24th

What are some things about you that the IC hasn’t changed? We often times talk so…

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Some people have to urinate more than 50 times a day. Hard to imagine? Just think of what your life would be like if you had to spend the majority of it on the porcelain goddess.SEPTEMBER 23rd
 If you are an ICer who suffers with frequency, how many times have you peed today?…View Post

Some people have to urinate more than 50 times a day. Hard to imagine? Just think of what your life would be like if you had to spend the majority of it on the porcelain goddess.

SEPTEMBER 23rd

 If you are an ICer who suffers with frequency, how many times have you peed today?…

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Thank you for all of your support.SEPTEMBER 22nd
Who has stood by you the most through your struggle with IC? Write a thank you note…View Post

Thank you for all of your support.

SEPTEMBER 22nd

Who has stood by you the most through your struggle with IC? Write a thank you note…

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The music that calms me down..SEPTEMBER 21st
What is your bladders favorite playlist. Song titles and artist.


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The music that calms me down..

SEPTEMBER 21st

What is your bladders favorite playlist. Song titles and artist.

Below are the…

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How long did it take to get diagnosed?SEPTEMBER 20TH
 What did you have to go through before you were first diagnosed? How many doctors?…View Post

How long did it take to get diagnosed?

SEPTEMBER 20TH

 What did you have to go through before you were first diagnosed? How many doctors?…

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Why yes, We’ll accept!SEPTEMBER 19TH
Your bladder crawls out of bed in the morning, makes its way to the bathroom to…View Post

Why yes, We’ll accept!

SEPTEMBER 19TH

Your bladder crawls out of bed in the morning, makes its way to the bathroom to…

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Don’t say you can’t eat anything…SEPTEMBER 17TH
 Share your favorite IC friendly recipe with a newly diagnosed ICer

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Don’t say you can’t eat anything…

SEPTEMBER 17TH

 Share your favorite IC friendly recipe with a newly diagnosed ICer

Below are the…

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Why Nurse Ratchettpants and Doctor Douche-Canoe should be fed to the wolves.SEPTEMBER 17TH
What is your favorite IC friendly recipe or IC friendly meal?


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Why Nurse Ratchettpants and Doctor Douche-Canoe should be fed to the wolves.

SEPTEMBER 17TH

What is your favorite IC friendly recipe or IC friendly meal?

Below are the…

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Why Nurse Ratchettpants and Doctor Douche-Canoe should be fed to the wolves.SEPTEMBER 16TH
Most of the topics I have chosen have been to help us remind ourselves of the…View Post

Why Nurse Ratchettpants and Doctor Douche-Canoe should be fed to the wolves.

SEPTEMBER 16TH

Most of the topics I have chosen have been to help us remind ourselves of the…

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