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My healing journey wasn't quick or simple, but I'm more in tune with my body than ever.
When a flare landed me in the hospital for nearly two months, I was forced to put my health first.
You can't overestimate the importance of community.
Here's what I've learned about living with chronic illness since.
I wanted to help others avoid the pain I'd gone through.
A serious of infections compounded by PCOS wrecked my health.
I want every woman – with or without autoimmune disease – to know what I wish I knew sooner.
While people primarily associate my condition with seizures, it’s also about living with the fear of a seizure.
Though less well known than talk therapy, DBT is a modality that combines elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal systems, and...
The diagnosis brought some relief, but it took years to learn how to manage.
What started with numbness below the waist evolved into chronic back pain.
The process has shown me how much society normalizes women's pain.
Years of burnout brought me to a turning point where I began my journey of personal development and self-care.
At the end of the day, I have bipolar disorder, but bipolar disorder can't have me.
They say, "You don't know what you don't know."
I tried everything to feel like myself again.
The fact that people are out there in pain is still what drives me — everyone deserves to live a pain-free life.
Cracked hands, muscle weakness, and a tendency to get out of breath stumped my doctors for months.
In the end, I'm more connected to my body and my voice.
What I've learned about being there for him