Jul 15, 2020

I read a lovely review for Super Sick in which the writer commented that she had been reading books on chronic illness in search of an answer. My book, unsurprisingly, doesn’t provide one. Unfortunately, there isn’t an answer. At least, I don’t have one. That’s why it’s challenging and difficult and painful. That’s why it’s chronic. In…

Apr 17, 2020

I’m so excited to announce the launch of my book, Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness. I wanted to write something that was candid about what living with a chronic illness was like, and have spent the last couple years putting this story together. It includes interviews with many other people who have chronic illnesses…

Feb 3, 2020

The grocery store clerk casually asks me, “How are you?” as he rings up my items — spoils of war, really, because getting dressed, driving to the store, and picking up what I need for next week’s meals requires a Herculean effort. It’s such a small errand, but it takes a lot out of someone…


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