interviews with invisible disabilities inspiring people with chronic illness

Interviews How to live your best life with Arthritis. An interview with Effie who has RA

Effie Koliopoulos Trend-Able May Feature

Did you know that the number one cause of disability in the US is Arthritis? Don’t worry, I had no idea either. Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, which equates to 1 in every 5 adults and over 300,000 children in the US alone. That’s A LOT of people.

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Interviews Interview with Keasha Greaves who lives stylishly with muscular dystrophy

Trend-Able interview with Keisha

Keisha Greaves is a woman with style, substance, and fierce determination. From a young age, Keisha dreamt of working in the fashion industry. After getting her Bachelors degree in fashion design and merchandising, Keisha went onto to study business in graduate. Keisha was about to finish grad school when she…

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Interviews How to Live A Happy Life With MS

Meet Tori Wompey

Hi Love your blog. I’m currently using a wheelchair and walker due to MS and breaking my leg. I write blogs as well and was the Colorado chairperson for the #MSbeautiful photo shoot. Do you have any ideas of cute clothes to wear with the walker or wheelchair?

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Interviews How to be positive and happy with Charcot Marie tooth disease

Meet Tina Trahan

December 21, 2015 is my CMT diagnosis day…. I currently have significant muscle atrophy in my calves, lower arms, and hands, muscle fasciculations throughout my body, I have bi-lateral foot drop, my toes no longer support my body and are painfully beginning to claw, and I am currently on my…

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Interviews Interview with a woman with Invisible Disabilities as the result of a spinal injury

Meet Brooke

Brooke is an International Award-winning Entrepreneur, Host, Stage/TV Actor and Fortune 500 Spokesperson. Extremely social, she used to be out at events and on red carpets on a regular basis, averaging 12-15 events/week for years. She’s well known in the live-streaming community for her positive attitude – always moving forward…

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Interviews Interview with An Inspiring Woman With An Invisible Disability

Meet Lauren Rowe

Lauren Rowe has battled Cystic Fibrosis since birth. When she was 19 she had less than 2 weeks left to live and received a double lung transplant. Although this transplant added years to her life, Lauren has been living off of 30% lung capacity. Lauren created a not-for-profit organization in…

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Interviews Women who has a disability & chronic pain from POTS & EDS Syndromes

Meet Alexa Chronister

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…

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Interviews Q & A with EDS Ehlers Danlos syndrome warrior Lara Bloom about Life, Style & Disability.

Meet Lara Bloom

Lara Bloom is the international Executive Director of the Ehlers-Danlos Society where she is responsible for raising awareness of rare and invisible diseases, including Ehlers-Danlos. She works to raise funds for research and speaks at conferences all over the world, lecturing medical students and professionals, and supporting specialists in the…

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Interviews Stylish Woman who has MS, an Invisible Disability does an interview

Meet Ardra Shephard

Ardra Shephard is a devastating illness expert, having lived with multiple sclerosis for more than 15 years. Her blog Tripping On Air is the irreverent, insider-scoop about MS that manages to inspire without ever being saccharine. It’s frank, it’s funny, it’s what you’d want your best friend to tell you…

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Interviews Woman with CMT Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder Inspires others with Fitness Tips

Tara Lyn Emerson Q&A

Tara has been in athletics her whole life. She is a certified trainer, spinning, and TRX instructor, and she was named one of Los Angeles’ best instructors by Class Pass. Movement is important to Tara because she lives with Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT). This disease has caused progressive atrophy in…

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