Artist Susan Hicks Blog | Living through Myasthenia Gravis with Art
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Blog in Two Parts: Contemporary art blog and Coping with Myasthenia Gravis blog from artist and MG patient Susan Hicks.

Patient Story and Advice Blog Living with Myasthenia Gravis through Art post titled "Tips for Helping Someone Who Has Myasthenia Gravis" for caregivers of MG patients
Living with Myasthenia Gravis

Caregiver Guidelines for Myasthenia Gravis

Interested in better caregiving for those with Myasthenia Gravis (or even yourself)? This disease is better not faced alone, and caregivers may not know what a diagnosed person is going through. It’s an invisible disease that is not very commonly known, so read on for my informative tips on Myasthenia Gravis care. The emphasis of this blog post is general advice in caring for someone with Myasthenia Gravis with minor to medium levels of symptoms written by someone who has the disease themself.

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Cover art for biographical blog post Darkness and Light on self portrait, perception, and individuality, examining a drawing by Susan Hicks

Darkness and Light

Join me on this exploratory trip down memory lane, with its potholes and traffic jams, by way of a self-portrait art from 1991. This quickly executed scrawl on graphed notebook paper encompassed so much of my life experience in one sentence: It’s taken me 21.5 years of seeing this face to even get this far. “This face.” It’s almost like it was one of multiple faces, or maybe not even my own image. Read on for my interpretation of the drawing, 28 years later, and how my perception and individual experiences influenced my personal philosophy.

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A Windy Day in Tucker County

Welcome to my little expose on my latest abstract landscape painting in acrylics called “Windy Day in Tucker County.” I’ll discuss my ideas and inspiration for the mountain setting windpower theme, materials used, color choices and a new direction in my work that is a return to what I’ve always loved to do. I’ll also touch on creating art as a disabled person.

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