Sick After A Blood Clot? Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you get sick with a cold or flu after a blood clot, it can feel more miserable than normal, and it can also feel like you don’t have options for symptomatic relief from coughing, fever, a runny nose, sore throat, or headache. Many medications – both over-the-counter and prescription – can interfere with blood […]

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Cruising After Clots

If you are considering cruising after clots, here is your all inclusive guide with everything you need to know to have a safe and wonderful trip.

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Seven Years Later

Blood clots in my leg and lung changed my life. Now, seven years later, I am sharing where my journey has brought me.

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Long-term blood thinners are not a life sentence.

Taking long-term blood thinners is not a life sentence, but an important part of a plan to keep me alive and healthy. Here is how a simple shift in thinking changed my entire outlook on a lifelong treatment plan.

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Blood Clot Awareness Month 2019: Awareness Matters

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month. Find out what it is, why it matters, and how you can help make a difference. Why Blood Clots? It will soon be seven years since I had a blood clot in my left leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) that traveled to my lung (pulmonary embolism or PE), […]

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The First 30 Days of Blood Clot Recovery: My Notes

My Recovery Notes are entries from a handwritten journal I kept for 30 days – from the time when I first thought something was wrong with my leg to the end of my first month out of the hospital. My notes start with the day I went for a short run, and I thought I […]

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