chronic illness

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How To Cope If Chronic Illness Is Harming Your Relationship Or Love Life

Even if your body is weak from cancer, chronic illness, or injury, you can cultivate a strong love. Read...
Kimberly Pryor Wilkes of Your Tango    |   04.23.19   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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Please Don’t Compliment My Weight Loss

I’m not exactly sure how to take this. Is being thin a consolation prize for being sick? Read...
Kathryn Hively    |   04.10.19   |   SHARE
Bodies
I learned to hide my lupus diagnosis as if it were a crime. (Photo by Jurica Koletić on Unsplash)

The One Thing Lupus Took From Me That I Don't Miss At All

I learned to hide my lupus diagnosis as if it were a crime. I became skilled in the art of misdirection. Read...
Meghan Beaudry    |   11.20.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
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I Quit My Job Because of Chronic Illness

When you hear about a person with a chronic illness working or not working or considering quitting a job, these decisions were not made lightly. Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   11.6.18   |   SHARE
Bodies
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I'm Almost 30 And I Feel Like I'm "Behind" In Life

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 Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.10.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
The hardest task of all: whole-heartedly show-up ready to offer our best.

How To Feel Better — A Primer For Living In Tumultuous Times

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 Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   08.22.18   |   SHARE
Minds
So many times in life, Daisy grew through the cracks, through what seemed like impossible obstacles.

Daisies Grow Through The Cracks: Losing A Friend To Suicide

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. Read...
Lauren Jonik    |   08.7.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness.

I’m Diabetic, And Sometimes I Don’t Care

There are both grand and trite lessons one learns with a chronic illness. We all want to reason with illness but we can’t. Read...
Dallas Athent    |   08.6.18   |   SHARE
Bodies