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How Do You Mark the Anniversary of Your Diagnosis?

Medically Reviewed by Jabeen Begum, MD on November 15, 2021

There are many milestones in a person’s life; graduating, getting a new job, or celebrating a birthday. So why not celebrate the day you got diagnosed

Often, when you are diagnosed with a severe illness, it changes your whole life. Celebrating your diagnosis can be a way to celebrate your new life, even if it poses significant challenges. Some questions you could ask yourself are:

  • How has my illness progressed in this past year?
  • What have been the challenges of living with this condition?
  • What have been my successes with this condition?
  • Who has helped me get to where I am?
  • How would like to improve the mindset or management of how I deal with my condition?

Let us know how you celebrate your diagnosis anniversary. What do you like to think about during this time?