Why People With Invisible & Chronic Illnesses Deserve Academy Awards

Last week I had a day where I was really off my A-game at work.  The night before I woke

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Living With Bipolar Disorder & Chronic Body Pain: 6 Dilemmas

March 30 is World Bipolar Day.  Even though I was diagnosed at 18-years old, I have lived with bipolar disorder

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Disability, Assault, & Helplessness: Be Aware of The Bystander Effect

Most people with illnesses can recall the moment they realized their lives changed forever. For example, a reader with lupus

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“The Only Disability is a Bad Attitude”–Not So Fast!

One expression people with illnesses and disabilities often hear is, “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.”  I’m sure people who

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Perfect Comeback & Mental Health Discrimination #HAWMC

I wasn’t feeling well this weekend so I skipped yesterday’s #HAWMC question but I’m back now. It’s Day 13 of

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