Josh Andrew

Community Roundup: What Advice Would You Give The Recently Diagnosed?

If you had just one piece of advice to give at the beginning of a friend's journey post-diagnosis, what would it be?

Community Roundup: How Often Do You Think About A Cure?

When you have a condition, the prospect of a cure can inspire hope, but that hope can also sometimes get in the way of recovery. So how should you think about it?

Community Roundup: Why Should We Tell Our Stories?

Every person has a story worth telling, but all too often, those with conditions are shamed into silence. Here's what that needs to change.

Community Roundup: What Does It Mean To Be Vulnerable?

Allowing yourself permission to be vulnerable is important when facing chronic illness or disability. Here's some advice on how to do so.

Community Roundup: New Accomplishments, Post-Diagnosis

Getting married. Writing a book. Visiting Norway. These are just some of the things our readers have done after being diagnosed.

Community Roundup: What’s Your Favorite Thing About The Disability Community?

There’s this concept of ‘chosen family’ that refers to people you surround yourself with who support you. It’s a big concept in the LGBTQ community, where many people feel isolated from their biological families, but chosen family is equally important to the disabled and chronic illness communities for the same reason. This week, we asked […]

The Cyborg With Lou Gehrig’s

At 36, Eric Valor was diagnosed with ALS. Now, he's using technology to carry him where his body cannot.

The Paralyzed Teacher With The Sweet Pair Of Kicks

YouTube phenom, high school teacher, and quadriplegic Dustin Anderson explains why being vulnerable is the first step towards being understood.

For The Chronically Ill, A Ringing Canyon Of Light

Something powerful happens when, from out of the abyss of the Internet, a voice like your own echoes back to you: “You are not alone.”