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Doctors and health practitioners agree: there's nothing 'normal' about extreme period pain. So why do so many millions of women take it for granted?
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An accident left me with chronic pain, and a better understanding of how to forgive myself.
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When my back pain got me fired from my old job, I had to become a school crossing guard to make ends meet.
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Whether Jameela Jamil or a person sitting in a handicapped seat on a bus, we all have a duty to believe the experiences of others.
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After a dance career was ended in a car accident, Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz threw her passion into an unconventional instrument.
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Inspired by her own chronic pain, Kansas City artist Courtney Lane takes the locks of fellow spoonies and uses it to make incredibly intricate works of Victorian hair art.
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Perhaps even more than in other professions, artists need compassion, community, and self-care to navigate the complexities of chronic illness.
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Afraid of being seen as incapable, I used to hide my ankylosing spondylitis from employers. But then I realized keeping my disability a secret was only cheating myself.
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Sex is meant to be pleasurable, but for millions of women, it's painful. Here are three entrepreneurs trying to turn that around.