Chronic Illness

Stories about interesting people, for whom managing a chronic health condition is just another layer in a rich and varied life.

Call Me A Biohacker, Not A Sick Girl

When you're facing a lifetime of illness, sometimes, you've got to glamorize what you're going through not to feel stuck in the sick life.
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What Real Friendship Looks Like When You're Chronically Ill

The best friends you can have when you're dealing with a health condition are the ones who can support you where you are.

Donating A Kidney Only Made This Ultramarathoner Faster

Ultramarathon runner Tracey Hulick is here to tell you that everything you think you know about donating a kidney is wrong.

What I Learned From Psychedelics About Living With Chronic Illness

Sometimes, to learn to cope with a chronic illness like lyme disease, you need to wander off the beaten path.
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The Disabled People Turning to Witchcraft and Magick

Worldwide, an increasing number of disabled people are embracing Wicca and spellcraft as a way to make sense of their place in the world.
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It's Amazing How Validated I Feel When TV Gets Chronic Illness Right

A recent GLOW episode finally showed me what a respectful media portrayal of migraines looks like, and I felt seen.
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Surviving Is A Noble Fight

The ultimate lesson I've learned from a life fighting diabetes, heart disease, and depression? I'm worth it.
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Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Action movie star John Wells has the spinal curvature of an 80 year woman. Through fitness, he stays ahead of scoliosis.