Episode 123: Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: Shayla Swint on Life with EDS

Episode 123: Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: Shayla Swint on Life with EDS

Overview

Shayla Swint is a 25-year-old college grad from Houston, Texas. Like the old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” Shayla is so much more than what we can see…she lives with connective tissue disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), hypermobile type. She’s survived over 15 surgeries thus far, and lives in an almost-constant state of pain and anxiety due to the condition. When she says that “her body’s trying not to fall apart,” it almost seems an understatement. And yet…she manages to keep going. In this interview, she tells us her story.

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