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The Chronically Courageous with Bonni Howard

The Chronic Illness Warriors' Bill of Rights

Over a lifetime of living with chronic illness, Bonni has learned that people with chronic illnesses have many physical, social, emotional, and psychological challenges. They deserve to have certain rights so they can better manage and navigate all their challenges. This "Chronic Illness Warriors' Bill of Rights", lays out eleven principles that Bonni tries to live by. She learned each of these through a lot of trial and error and now she wants to share them with you to make your lives more full, happy, peaceful, and equitable.

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