Living With It

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
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

Getting Bullied as a Kid Can Stay With You for Life

But if you can get over it, there's a silver lining.
Cindy Kuzma
10.24.17
Living With It
Living With It

Having an Autoimmune Disease Makes Me Feel 50 Years Older

A night out for me usually means a week spent recovering from that very night out.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
10.24.17
Cancer
Cancer

I Was Diagnosed With Cancer When I Was 10 Years Old

"I started developing a certain panic about having the disease again."
Fernanda Gonçalves
10.18.17
mental health
mental health

This Is What It's Like to Live With High-Functioning Depression

Sometimes, depression robs you of your best self quietly.
Knvul Sheikh
10.16.17
Living With It
Living With It

I Went Blind and Started Hearing Colors

My recovery introduced me to new tech that uses sound to help blind people see.
Vanessa Potter
10.10.17