I talked to Allie Cashel, author and co-founder of Suffering the Silence about her book, the current state of the complicated issues related to Lyme Disease, writing, certainty, and the stress of living with Lyme Disease and all its baggage.Read More
CW: eating disorder
In today’s episode I talk to Sofie about her experience in the Norwegian healthcare system as a patient with complex chronic illness. We talk about her experience trying to find a diagnosis that fit her symptoms, how EDS is classified and treated in Norway, and our complicated relationship with weather. In today’s bonus episode, we talk a little more in depth about the interplay between chronic illness and eating disorders, and about the ableism present in many diet communities.
In today’s episode, Alex talks about his experience with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, having open heart surgery at 16, almost dying a couple times, his work in assisted living, and—my favorite topic—death in our death phobic culture. In the bonus episode he answers my Big Healthcare Question, and we talk about all of my arrhythmias and my own heart mysteries.Read More