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Living With It

is this real life?
is this real life?

My Cancer Doctor Suggested I Order a Vagina Egg

He went full-on Goop on me.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.26.17
pain
pain

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
12.21.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

Cancer Doesn’t Make Me a Victim

I danced at the edge and came back stronger, and happier. So I'm good, thanks.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.13.17
We Asked
We Asked

This Is What it's Like to Be Pregnant After an Eating Disorder

I had spent more than 17 years trying to not gain weight, so pregnancy was the scariest time in my life.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.11.17
is this real life?
is this real life?

There’s No Such Thing as ‘Healthy’ or ‘Sick’ After You’ve Had Cancer

When my oncologist finally gets back to me, she swiftly crushes my idea of remission.
Lindsay Jean Thomson
12.11.17
On Edge
On Edge

This Is What ‘Self-Care’ Looks Like When You Have a Mental Illness

Singer Shamir Bailey, who has bipolar disorder, breaks down the difference between indulgence and self-preservation.
Shamir Bailey
12.8.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

This Extreme Form of Morning Sickness Is Stumping Doctors​

The kind of sour-sick that made its way into my aching muscles and my brain, regenerating again every time I tried to eat or drink.
Laura Dorwart
12.7.17
On Edge
On Edge

A Year On Edge

Welcome to On Edge, a series about the stress we're all experiencing right now, and how to live with it.
Ankita Rao
Rajul Punjabi
12.4.17
Living With It
Living With It

Colleges Need to Do More to Support Students With Cancer

A pamphlet is not going to cut it.
Shelby Hartman
11.30.17
Living With It
Living With It

Doctors are Finally Figuring Out How to Treat My Brother's Rare Disease

At the first-ever clinic that treats adults with 22q, we'd received more information in a two-hour period than we had in the previous 18 years.
Brianne Spiker
11.10.17
Neuro Trip
Neuro Trip

Your Eye Twitches Can Be Explained by Science, Sort Of

I really seriously want to know if there’s something wrong with me.
Tracey Duncan
10.31.17
Living With It
Living With It

Recovering From an Eating Disorder Can be More Complicated Than Going Sober

“It’s easy to say, ‘I’m not going to drink or take Xanax.’ But you still have to eat.”
Melissa Meinzer
10.26.17