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Welcome to Written by Dida. I write about chronic illness, mental illness, addiction/recovery, relationships, realistic finance, life in general, and any current hot topic. I strive to be honest, realistic, compassionate, accurate, informative, and helpful in my writing. I don’t really like to ‘sugarcoat’ things, but I do believe in being appropriate, and kind, unless there is an extremely good reason not to be.

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Battling Anxiety: Tools For Getting Your Life Back by Candida Reece, writtenbydida.com
Don't Stop Fighting For Yourself
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The range of emotions you experience with Fibromyalgia
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Sexual Conduct: What's Appropriate & How To Evaluate YOUR Behavior

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Sexual Conduct & violence on Written by Dida- A page to learn about sexual conduct in all settings: what's inappropriate, questions to evaluate aggressive behavior, risk factors, preventative measures to lessen that risk, and links to resources for survivors & loved ones.

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Writings about living with chronic illnesses, anxiety, & PTSD, as well as current events, addiction, other mental health topics, relationships, and finance for those dealing with extreme poverty.


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articles. The answers are automatically
anonymous. You are only identified if
you choose to be. For now, many of the
subjects have more than one link because
I haven’t figured out how to move them
from Survey Monkey to here. I promise I will
as soon as possible. I also add topics often, so
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answer. My articles are to raise awareness
about these topics, and also put out
information that may help others.

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“Negotiations with My Body” Series

Negotiations With My Body- Part 1 on fibromyalgiaresources.com
Part 1

My new series based on my internal dialogue. I released part 1 on fibromyalgiaresources.com in hopes of reaching more people. I plan for this to be an ongoing series with monthly installments. Frequency may change based on the response.

Negotiations With My Body Part 2

Part 2 of my series was released before the first because I got impatient, but it isn’t necessary to read them in order.

Recently published elsewhere:

Recently Published on The Mighty- Don't Be Ashamed Of The Tools You Need To Function

This is the newest piece published by The Mighty.

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I’m already creating sensory-friendly versions of my anxiety tools, Dida-isms, and other resources for those who need plainer versions to use and working on getting more resources for you.
If you can think of any other way I should adapt my materials, please send me an e-mail.
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This Post Has 12 Comments

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    1. Candida Reece

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    1. Candida Reece

      Hi, Ashlie. Thank you for being a reader💜 I’m happy to collaborate on appropriate topics. You can see all the ways to contact me on the Contact/Social Media pages on the site. You can choose one of those ways, or email me using the link there. https://writtenbydida.com/socialmedia/

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    1. Candida Reece

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    1. Candida Reece

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