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Fish’s Focus on Health

I Am Healthy

Since the beginning of my affiliation with the Vasculitis Foundation, and as a regular contributor to the newsletter, I have received many phone calls and emails from patients who struggle more »

The Search For Diagnosis

I respect the medical profession immensely.  Any person who devotes 8, 10, 12 years of their life to studying how to diagnose, treat, and save the human body has earned more »

Commit To The Process, Day In and Day Out

Happy New Year to all of you.  A few days into 2015 and I’m sure many of you have started your new year’s resolutions that for many of us will more »

The Role Of Caregiver

In my last article, I wrote about the feelings of loneliness a patient often experiences after a diagnosis of diseases like vasculitis.  This article will focus on the caregivers of more »

Knowledge Becomes Power

“I feel so alone.”  This statement is heard from so many after a medical diagnosis of any kind, but certainly felt after a diagnosis of a rare disease like vasculitis. more »

Focus On What You Can Do

Three years ago this fall, I took a position coaching a high school golf team that has provided me great pleasure to this day.  I agreed to the position because more »

Coping With Your Child’s Illness

There may be no worse news for a parent than to learn that their child has been diagnosed with a serious illness.  The gamut of emotions range from shock and disbelief more »

Hope Gives Us Power to Choose our Outcome

If there was ever a time to practice what I preach, these past six months have become that time.  I am a psychologist who for the past 20 years has more »