S2E5: Shining Light on Stigmas for Chronically Ill – Part One

Meet warrior, Tracy Riggs Frontz. Tracy is a professional, award-winning photographer and writer, mom, and newly married. As a child and teen, Tracy experienced many health issues such as reactive hypoglycemia, anxiety, depression, Mitral Valve Prolapse, and dysautonomia. In adulthood, she began to suffer with polycystic ovarian syndrome, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea, fibromyalgia, bipolar type II, Sjogren’s syndrome, type 2 diabetes, complex regional pain syndrome, hypermobility syndrome, major obesity, acid reflux, serotonin toxicity syndrome, osteoarthritis, PTSD, and high blood pressure. Tracy understands living with chronic illness and the stigmas that inevitably follow. She even created a blog to raise awareness called Spotlight on Stigma. Listen as Tracy discusses the positive or negative impact of these chronic illness stigmas and phrases. To learn more about Tracy including her writing or photography, you can visit www.NovelPhotos.com. To access her blog, go to her website and click on the Spotlight on Stigma header.

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