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What Being Alone In A Boat Taught Me About My Chronic Conditions

I studied to be a scientific scuba diver, but after being diagnosed with heart arrhythmia, I no longer knew where I belonged.

Just Because I “Look Great” Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Sick

If you've ever complimented a chronically ill person on their appearance when they mention their health, it's time to stop.

My Body Is Not A Battlefield

Our culture's way of speaking about chronic illness as a 'war' are reductive and self-destructive.

How Diagnosis Can Lead To A Better, Happier Life

Diagnosis doesn't have to be a death sentence. Sometimes it can lead to a better life.

The Stigma Of Fun When You’re Disabled

Why do so many people assume that just because I'm in too much pain to work, I shouldn't be allowed to do anything else?

Subduing The Voices: A PillPack Customer Story

Like many in her family, schizophrenia almost destroyed Monique Jevne's life, until she admitted she needed help.

Mourning Luke Perry As A Gen X Stroke Survivor

If Luke Perry's death teaches us anything, it's that no one is too young to have a stroke.

Cancer Was My Crucible, And It Made Me More Compassionate

The tragedies of illness can be agonizing to endure, but oftentimes, we come out the other side more loving people than when we went in.

How To Find The Right Specialist

Whether you are trying to find a diagnosis or get better treatment, here's how to find the right doctor, from a woman who knows.

Is Marie Kondo and KonMari Compatible With Chronic Illness?

After watching Netflix's new show about the life-changing art of tidying up, I tried it for two weeks to see if it was compatible with my disability. Here's what I learned.

The Treasure Hunters: Geocaching When You’re Disabled

Technology and a dose of true grit are helping these modern-day explorers take part in the global treasure hunt called geocaching.

When A Parent’s Medical Intuition Is Right

Doctors can be quick to dismiss the gut instincts of a caregiver, but there's a lot more to parent's intuition than meets the eye, as these stories show.