I’m not exactly sure how to take this. Is being thin a consolation prize for being sick?
I learned to hide my lupus diagnosis as if it were a crime. I became skilled in the art of misdirection.
I’m soon approaching 30, I feel so behind in life in comparison to friends. I feel like I’m old and the best years of my life were wasted on an illness.
For many, it's impossible to turn on the news without feeling a strong response to many of the events unfolding in our world. Here's how to feel better.
So many times in life, Daisy grew through the cracks, through what seemed like impossible obstacles.
I knew before I truly knew. When the icon revealing the new Facebook message from Daisy’s brother flashed on my screen, my heart fell to my feet.
Two months after my chronic illness diagnosis, we got engaged. He has always nailed the “in health” portion of our future marriage vows.
Remember that your body is you, it is not separate. Treat it, yourself, with love. You’re a body of magic.
It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication.
Chronic illness and fatness can interact in ways that exacerbate both the ableism and fatphobia we experience.
As a sick person, sometimes even well-meaning people say and do things that are frustrating. Here's what your sick fat friend wants you to know.
Exercise is empowering for me as a disabled person, which is why I persevere. Exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness.