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People sharing stories of grit, change and hope

Cheerleader of Hope


I was living my dream I trained and performed cheerleading, dance and...

by Barby Ingle September 17

Improving Health Care with Patient Voices: A Summary of the #WTFix Virtual Patient Panel


We recently hosted our first-ever #WTFix virtual patient panel – and we...

by Anna Greene August 24

Connecting through community: Building a support system to meet your needs


I remember the day that my life changed forever My parents sat me down at...

by Seth Rotberg May 27

5 actions to take when facing a health crisis


I recently wrote an article for HealthSparq’s #WTFix initiative, “A...

by Emily McIntosh July 31

Deceived but not defeated


I never felt any symptoms I mean, I was tired, but what young 20-something...

by Carly Flumer May 7

Sharing patient perspectives for decades: stroke survivor Lisa Deck on attending the Patient Experience Symposium


I suffered three strokes between ages 21 and 25 My life was turned upside...

by Lisa Deck April 29

A scientific approach to being a patient: asking questions, making decisions and helping others


I am a scientist, currently working on my PhD in biomechanics For a large...

by Emily McIntosh April 26

Building community: One shared experience at a time


I first began exhibiting symptoms of what I now know is Rapid Cycling...

by Maya Northern Augelli January 9

Wondering Why by Bryce Olson


We are thrilled to share the first-ever #WTFix music video by 2018...

by Anna Greene June 5

It’s all in the data: My journey with integrative medicine


Like many patients, my chronic illness journey has been an ever-evolving...

by Lilly Stairs May 14

Homebound for 11 years due to rare illness, man invents his own surgery to become medical miracle


It struck the summer after Doug Lindsay’s junior year of college If...

by Heather Burton May 4

Stop the flashy GIFS


A few years ago, I developed a seizure disorder known as migralepsy One of...

by Barby Ingle April 26