Month: September 2019

Episode 41: Ariel of @Carpe_That__Diem, Part 2

In this second installment of Lauren’s interview with Ariel, we dig further into his conditions and lifestyle: what his advocacy work means to him, his journey through the workforce and struggle to find employment with disabilities, his experience as a service dog handler, and life with thyroid disease, bipolar II, borderline personality disorder, endometriosis as…

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Episode 40: Ariel of @Carpe_That__Diem, Part 1

If you’re involved in the Spoonie community on Instagram, you’ve probably come across Ariel L. of @carpe_that__diem, who blogs about living in a disabled trans agender body, mental health, working with a SD (service dog), and death positivity. An academic by training and trade, Ariel’s perspective is eloquent, enlightening, and engaging. He uses this interview…

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Episode 39: Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill is an author, writer, thyroid patient advocate, and creator of the award-winning website, The Invisible Hypothyroidism. Diagnosed with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease, she talks openly and honestly about what it’s like to have these diagnoses, as well as what has helped her and many others to recover their health and to thrive. She is…

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Episode 38: Todd White

Todd White is the founder of Dry Farm Wines, and is a leading authority on organic/natural wines. His passion is in unlocking the best way to enjoy alcohol – how to enjoy moderate consumption while avoiding its potential negative side effects. Dry Farm Wines was born from Todd’s interest in biohacking and his role as a…

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