Latest Posts from Caroline Kelly

Exercise Became My Priority After DVT

Exercise Became My Priority After DVT

After being diagnosed two times with right leg deep vein thrombosis, I find exercise even more essential for the body. I turned my whole life around ...

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How My DVT Diagnosis Affected My Career Options

How My DVT Diagnosis Affected My Career Options

Work is something I never mind doing. I love to provide for my family and show my independence. When I was diagnosed with ...

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Planning for Pregnancy When You’ve Had DVT

Planning for Pregnancy When You’ve Had DVT

I was first diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis in my right leg at the age of 19 and then again at 22. And recently I was diagnosed with DVT in my left leg and left thigh...

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What I Wish People Knew About My DVT

What I Wish People Knew About My DVT

If you've never had deep vein thrombosis, you truly don’t understand that it’s not easy to walk around and do daily activities. The pain from DVT can take over your days, weeks…

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My DVT Treatments Took a Toll on My Mental Health

My DVT Treatments Took a Toll on My Mental Health

After getting diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (or DVT -- a blood clot), my doctor put me on an anticoagulant medication. It treats dangerous blood clots and prevents new ones from forming. When I left ...

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I Wasn’t Ready for Another DVT

I Wasn’t Ready for Another DVT

I thought it was just another day. I got out of bed and placed both of my feet on the floor as I normally would. This time it felt different. It was like I had ...

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