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After her own bilateral mastectomy, Dana Donofree began designing clothing for breast cancer survivors.

Read about artist Erin M. Riley, who uses weaving to cope with trichotillomania.

The Textile Artist Who Weaves Tapestries With Trichotillomania

Read about artist Erin M. Riley, who uses weaving to cope with trichotillomania.

"Finding Healing In Snail Mucus And K-Pop" is Tiffany Peterson's story of dealing with #Lupus: http://folks.pillpack.com/1021/finding-healing-in-snail-mucus-and-k-pop/ #folks #folksstories #health

"Finding Healing In Snail Mucus And K-Pop" is Tiffany Peterson's story of dealing with #Lupus: http://folks.pillpack.com/1021/finding-healing-in-snail-mucus-and-k-pop/ #folks #folksstories #health

Shaving-cream balloons, towel fights, poison ivy on the toilet seat, and lots of insulin injections. Just another day at diabetes camp. #ThisIsDiabetes

What I Learned From A Summer At Diabetes Camp

Shaving-cream balloons, towel fights, poison ivy on the toilet seat, and lots of insulin injections. Just another day at diabetes camp. #ThisIsDiabetes

The Deaf Politician Who Listens To Everyone

Mojo Mathers says one of the hardest things about her job as a Member of Parliament is learning to “accept the bouquets, and discard the brickbats.”

In a Q&A, poet and writer Sarah Wilson shares, “I think disability is both underrepresented and misrepresented in popular media, so bringing that into my creative work is another aspect of activism.” Read more about her journey with ankylosing spondylitis here: ‪#‎folks‬ ‪#‎folksstories‬ #chronicpain

To Cope With Chronic Pain? Write Your Heart Out

In a Q&A, poet and writer Sarah Wilson shares, “I think disability is both underrepresented and misrepresented in popular media, so bringing that into my creative work is another aspect of activism.” Read more about her journey with ankylosing spondylitis here: ‪#‎folks‬ ‪#‎folksstories‬ #chronicpain

Find out how this artist balances #CFS, #anxiety, and her art

An Unbreakable Silver Thread, Woven Through Everything

Find out how this artist balances #CFS, #anxiety, and her art

After a spinal stroke partially paralyzed him, Chicago actor Michael Patrick Thornton doubled down on giving back.

Building His Plane In Flight

After a spinal stroke partially paralyzed him, Chicago actor Michael Patrick Thornton doubled down on giving back.

Between his multiple surgeries, John Capecelatro went the better part of a year never eating anything at all. His longest streak was 74 days in a row: an eternity for a teenager. #Folks #folksstories #crohns #crohnsdisease chronicilless

The Kid Who Couldn't Eat

Between his multiple surgeries, John Capecelatro went the better part of a year never eating anything at all. His longest streak was 74 days in a row: an eternity for a teenager. #Folks #folksstories #crohns #crohnsdisease chronicilless

"Since I’d had it forever, I thought that was normal. I didn’t realize that that’s not how life felt.” #celiac #glutenfree #folks #folksstories

The Celiac Chef With Grease In Her Bones

"Since I’d had it forever, I thought that was normal. I didn’t realize that that’s not how life felt.” #celiac #glutenfree #folks #folksstories

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