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Wrong Delivery by dragongirlG, KOranges
Between fending off his crippling loneliness, working for a rumored former intelligence agent, and adjusting to a mid-semester housing change, Steve Rogers has his work cut out for him getting through daily life at Triskelion University. When a pizza meant for a mysterious "James" arrives on his doorstep, Steve goes on a mission to deliver it to its rightful owner. After a few false starts, Steve forms a tentative friendship with James "Bucky" Barnes, a reticent engineering student who has recently returned to TU after a private leave of absence.

Bucky and Steve’s relationship soon progresses into an adorable romance that has their friends simultaneously rolling their eyes and cheering for them on the sidelines. When unexpected revelations threaten to destroy the happiness they've built, Bucky and Steve must decide whether to let their past mistakes define their relationship or whether to forge a brave new path together with trust, love, and acceptance.
avengers_au  steverogers/buckybarnes  dragongirlG  college  coffee_shop  illness  bigbang  wordcount:40.000-49.999  to_read 
yesterday by tittakv
Making Contact by dgalerab
Bokuto Koutarou is only good at talking about one thing: volleyball. Akaashi Keiji is too harsh for most people's tastes.

They meet in the middle somewhere.
fanfic  haikyuu  Akaashi/Bokuto  ao3  words:20.000-50.000  family  illness  fluff  angst  jealousy 
10 days ago by hatinjacket
BBC - Capital - Why do ill people still come in to work?
Coming to work while sick can take out a workforce. So here’s how to tell your boss you need time off to recover.
illness  workplace  employment 
16 days ago by ivar
Book & Bell by SeriousMistakes (TruckThat)
An AU where Kurogane is (mostly) the son of a small-town baker and Fai is... not. Also featuring wizards, raisin muffins, curses, an abandoned house, and a series of terrible mistakes.
fanfic  Tsubasa  Kurogane/Fai  au  domestic  amnesia  illness  character.death  grief  marriage  ao3  words:20.000-50.000  food 
16 days ago by hatinjacket
Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness - The New York Times
“In trauma therapy we call this ‘integration,’ the task of integrating a new reality into one’s life and worldview,” Mr. Lundquist said. “This emotional work can look a lot like grief therapy for a passing loved one.” Try to be patient as you get to know the new version of yourself.
illness  health  psychology  medicine 
16 days ago by emmacarlson
Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness - The New York Times
You grieve a version of yourself that doesn’t exist anymore, and a future version that looks different than you’d planned.
chronic  illness  hints  tips  guides  blogwidget 
25 days ago by jennettefulda
How to Support People with Invisible Illnesses - NWPC

In addition to the various symptoms of a chronic and invisible illness, people suffering from these illnesses can also experience frustration, guilt, exhaustion and embarrassment.

For those diagnosed with an illness at a young age, the common stereotype that younger populations are supposed to be healthy makes it especially difficult. For those diagnosed later in life, many feel guilty they are unable to more actively participate in the lives of their families and be active with their children and grandchildren.

Invisible illnesses impact people in all aspects of their lives, personally and professionally. They can severely impact ability to routinely work and may lead to social isolation and depression.
invisibility  illness  disability-culture  disability-rights  impairment  cfs/me  fibro  multiple-sclerosis  arthritis 
4 weeks ago by jesse_the_k
You're the One That I Want by PR Zed (przed)
"You don't have to worry about not having good health insurance," Bucky says. "I'll pay. Whatever your treatments cost, I'll pay it." He'd pay anything to save Steve.

"I can't let you do that," Steve says. "I can't let you drain your savings when we both know I'm going to die eventually anyway."

"Don't say that," Bucky says. This is a problem. He can solve problems. He solves problems at work all day. That's what he does.

And then it comes to him. The wonderful, horrible solution to this catastrophe.

"Let's get married," Bucky blurts out.

When Steve's heart starts failing, Bucky's gold standard Stark Industries health insurance gets Steve the treatment he needs. But Bucky finds that when you're secretly in love with your (maybe dying) best friend, things get a lot complicated, fast.
avengers_au  steverogers/buckybarnes  przed  h/c  angst  illness  wordcount:50.000-74.999 
6 weeks ago by tittakv
"The Devil is real. A sentence Chloe Decker never believed until Lucifer Morningstar burned out her skepticism with his hellfire eyes. It's a "Hell" of a reality shift, but Chloe realizes she may not have time for gradual acceptance when she discovers that one of the bodies in her most recent murder investigation isn't human. Worse still, the next target might be Lucifer. A story that begs the question: who prays for Satan?" (131,014 words)
lucifer_morningstar  chloe_decker  mazikeen  lucifer/chloe  bamf!lucifer  protective!lucifer  kidnapped!lucifer  hurt!lucifer  tortured!lucifer  sick!lucifer  protective!chloe  kidnapped!chloe  hurt!chloe  understanding!chloe  friendship  casefic  character_study  devil!reveal  kidnapping  torture  hunger/starvation  illness  escape/rescue  slowburn  first_time  lucifer:postseries  fandom:lucifer  author:ariaadagio  have:pdf 
7 weeks ago by elwarre
happygiraffe - Always Gold
"Someday he's planning to visit every star in the galaxy." Obi-Wan stated this childish goal as if it were completely reasonable. "But I only want to show him a few, while I still can."

Obi-Wan is trying to secure his padawan's future, since the healers tell him he won't be around to witness it. Anakin's just trying keep from falling apart.
starwars  happygiraffe  gen  era:prequels  au:canon  angst  h/c  illness  grief  ohmyheart  wc:10-20k 
8 weeks ago by goodgriefcharlie

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