S2E19: Handling Unpredictability with Rare Conditions- Part Two 

Continuing our discussion with warrior, Tessa Koller. Tessa manages a rare genetic syndrome called 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome which can cause heart defects, poor immune function and more. She has endured several near-death experiences including one due to long haul Covid as well as many surgeries resulting in chronic pain. The diagnoses of Fibromyalgia and Behcet’s Syndrome soon followed. Tessa always looks for the lessons each experience and condition has taught her. Through her art and advocacy, she keeps moving forward, supports others and is able to find some peace amidst the chaos. Listen as in Part Two Tessa explains how she handles the unpredictability of it all and offers her tips to others living with chronic illness. To learn about Tessa including her art and blog or to subscribe to her newsletter, go to https://www.tessakollerart.com/.  

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