When Transformation Leaves You Unable to Recognize Yourself

Transformation is usually seen as a good thing. But what happens when the transformational process leaves you unable to recognize your new self? Chronic illness can be a lot like that. Take the butterfly, for instance. It’s one of the most common symbols for the transformation process and for spiritual rebirths and awakenings. When I went through …

Living With Pride

"We are as diverse as the rainbows that fill the sky." To celebrate Pride Month in June, we wanted to highlight the unique experiences of the members of our chronic illness community who are also members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Today’s email is by Stephen Fratello, a Mighty contributor who lives with chronic conditions including mast …