Being Fashionably ill® When I Am Depressed

This has been a rough week. Today putting on some makeup and fun Fabletics clothes made me feel better even though I didn’t leave the house. Dressing up even when no one is going to see you can help you feel better.

LINKS to products mentioned or shown in video:

  • My favorite makeup book, Face Forward*
  • Fabletics black top in video (Sarah Sculpt Knit L/S Top):
  • Fabletics sports bra, Kessler Medium Impact Sports Bra (pop coral):
  • Fabletics High-Waisted Cold Weather Leggings (variety of colors):
  • NOTE: Full disclosure; I am an Amazon Affiliate. However, I am not affiliated with Fabletics in any way. I just love their workout clothes 🙂


Hi there! I am a patient advocate, writer, and public speaker most well known for my TEDx Talk, “How to Get Stuff Done When You Are Depressed.” As someone who is juggling 5 illnesses: bipolar 2, myasthenia gravis, endometriosis, psoriasis, and asthma, I’m passionate about helping people who navigate life with both chronic physical & emotional pain. If you’re interested in hiring me to speak at your event, check out the CONTACT tab.

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