Alexa Chronister is not your stereotypical college student. She doesn’t spend the weekend tailgating before football games or playing beer pong at fraternity parties. Alexa suffers from Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS); two chronic, painful and often debilitating conditions. As a college freshman, Alexa felt isolated as she struggled to manage the symptoms of her chronic illnesses
If you have fine motor issues, then you know all too well the struggle of pulling, gripping, and sliding any type of card. In my post, ”How To Get A Grip When You Literally Can’t”, I talk about the daily challenges I encounter just running basic errands with hand neuropathy.
Whenever I’m asked to show my drivers license I cringe.