Profiles

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

Doctors Who Craft

Across the country, off-the-clock medical professionals are turning to knitting, baking, painting, lettering, and other crafts not just for fun, but to doctor their souls.

Holding Her Heart In Her Hands

Jen Hyde finds creative inspiration in the people and stories hidden behind the technology that keeps her heart condition in check.

A Spinal Cord Injury Can't Stand In The Way Of A Great Mom

When Debbie Soliz first got injured, she was told motherhood might never happen for her. Now, she dedicates her life to showing other women that anything is possible.

When Diagnosis Leads To Entrepreneurship

Spina bifida, Parkinson's Disease, and Type-1 Diabetes. For these three entrepreneurs, their conditions were what launched them on the path of business success.

No Breath To Spare

Jane Nelson's chronic breathing disorders might have required a dual lung transplant, but it hasn't stopped her from living her life.

What Cats Can Teach Us About Living Life When You're Sick

Cat behaviorist Aimee Malpass, who has Crohn's Disease, says that cats are the kings and queens of mindful living. They should inspire us all.

Healing Her Gut Through Bread Baking

After a stomach disorder (possibly ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease), Sarah Owens turned to baking and fermenting foods to help heal her gut.

How Fibromyalgia Helped This Mama Bear Protect Her Son

Being diagnosed her own invisible condition helped Lindsday Turpen better advocate for her son, Riley, while also making her better at advocating for herself.

An Extra Chromosome For Excellence

Carlos de Saro was born with Down Syndrome, but with the help of his mother's love, he has become an incredible role model.