My published work

When Doctors Say Your Symptoms Are 'No Big Deal'

Why 'A Quiet Place' Was So Much Like My Family's Life With Illness

We Have to Stop Blaming Chronically Ill People for Getting Sick

How Love Gets Me Through Life With Chronic Illness

The Pain of Watching My Healthy Peers' Lives Pass Me By

Please Give Me Your Support, Not Unsolicited Medical Advice

The Uncertainty That Comes With an Illness That's Chronic

The Loneliness That Comes From Being Chronically Ill

Why We Need to Talk About the Fear That Comes With Chronic Illness

How Society's Focus on 'Curing' Disability Can Harm Disabled People

When Your Mental Health History Affects Your Medical Treatment

Being Negative About My Illness Doesn't Make Me Less of a Warrior

The Real Reason I Hide My Chronic Illness Is Because I Fear Others Don't Care

The Only Thing I Need From Loved Ones in My Journey With Chronic Illness

The Dos and Don'ts of Dating With a Chronic Illness

Why Vocalizing Your Doubts About Your Loved One's Illness is Hurtful

When People Think 'I Can't' Means 'I Won't,' and Why They're Right

Even Though Chronic Illness Makes It Hard, I Will Never Give Up Hope

What People Don't Get When They Say I Should 'Just Accept' My Illness

How Chronic Illness Can Drastically Affect Your Self-Esteem

14 Small Gestures I Appreciate as a Person With Chronic Illness

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