Preparing for Gastric Sleeve Surgery during COVID-19

By Lainie Farence In this blog post, guest blogger Lainie Farance shares how a lifetime of struggle with her weight led her to make the decision to undergo bariatric surgery only to have her surgery postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic. I have had weight issues my whole life, and I do not mean the … Read more>>

Alisha’s Story: Perservering with Fibromyalgia

Alisha Nurse is a proud alumnus of the University of Westminster, UK, where she completed her MA in International Journalism. She lives with a number of chronic health conditions including fibromyalgia, clinical depression, anxiety, & Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and for much of her life has suffered from debilitating symptoms. Alisha wants to raise awareness … Read more>>

Kirsten Battles Fibromyalgia, SJIA, and More

A young adult thriving while living with multiple chronic illnesses, you can read about Kirsten’s struggles and enjoy her wit at Not Standing Still’s Disease, Chronic Sex, or on Creaky Joints. You can also follow her on BlogHer, Twitter, and Facebook. She is also the adult honoree for the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Dane … Read more>>