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Stories of Resilience
What about all the questions?
After being diagnosed with alopecia, McKenna starts getting a lot of questions, especially from her students. Read more to learn how she handled this like a pro.
Self-Talk and Vitiligo
Growing up in Miami is not easy. Mary Aquino shares what made her rethink the way she saw her skin condition.
Face Masks in Asia
Medical face masks are commonplace in Asia. Read more to find out why they are used so much.
What Asia Taught Me
On my most recent trip to Asia, I experienced my first public bath. What it taught me about beauty standards, body, and sexuality shocked me.
Self-Care and Paralysis
Valerie Piro shares with us how after her injury her relationship with her body changed, in ways she didn't quite expect.
Space for Me
Interview with Ellice Patterson, founder of Abilities Dance Boston, shares with us why she needed to create a space for her passion and how she views her body post- surgery.
Disability and College
After being accepted at Harvard University, Kendall decides against it because of a very important reason. Read more to find out why and to learn how to navigate college with a disability.
Friendship and Chronic Illness
Lydia Andrew shares how having a chronic illness has made her redefine her views on friendship.
After her injury, Juliana Paucar decides to empower herself through self-love and this is how she does it.
At 24 hours old, Colette Pfeiffer undergoes surgery and is left with a scar, no right butt cheek and most importantly, a sixth sense for embracing differences. Read along to see how she does this.
By: Valarie Robbins August 25, 2018 started out like any other Saturday- a lazy morning with coffee and the dogs at my feet. The afternoon was ful...
2nd degree burns
Girl In Fight
By: Clare Amy ‘It’s not the size of the girl in the fight. It’s the size of the fight in the girl.’ However much I love this quote, I think the wo...
Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex
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