My daily life in the face of illness

Antoinette Onomo.

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The young people have their say, living day by day with a serious chronic illness.

After the diagnosis is announced, there follows a succession of events with which the young patient must now deal: he must familiarize himself with the disease, talk to those around him, introduce treatments, get used to his status psychologically.

It is a whole life that must be reorganized around the pathology and that it must tame.

It is therefore a daily life which is not always easy between feeling of embarrassment, of not LIVE like others, of anguish, or even of fear in the face of illness, but also in the face of judgment.



Antoinette Onomo,

activist and suffering from sickle cell disease.

Guest phone:

Andréa Mestres,

blogger and activist against HIV / AIDS.


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