Hashimoto’s Disease

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 26: T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus

T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus is an award-winning writer, artist, designer, model, and activist based in NYC. They live with TBD (tick borne disease), including Lyme, Bartonella, and ehrlichia, as well as POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). They create work driven by healing advocacy, art, and narrative as tools for change, and self-care as disruption. They…

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Episode 5: Sascha Alexander – Part 2

In part 2 of Lauren’s interview with Sascha Alexander, we delve deeper into her life as an autoimmune wellness coach. What are her tips and tricks for those of us living within the invisible illness spectrum? And how has perspective shift informed her personal journey to wellness, and to coaching others? **Update: since recording this episode, Sascha has discovered…

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Episode 2: Sascha Alexander – Part 1

Meet Sascha Alexander, Certified Autoimmune Wellness Coach extraordinaire. In part 1, learn about Sascha’s personal battle with autoimmune disease: her symptoms, diagnosis, and the steep learning curve of treatment for invisible illness. Specifically, Sascha lives with mold toxicity, Interstitial Cystitis, and Hashimoto’s disease. Stay tuned for part 2, where we will hear more about how…

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Episode 0: Welcome to Uninvisible Pod

What’s is all about, anyway?! Join your host, Lauren Freedman, for an intro to the WHO, WHAT, and WHY of UNINVISIBLE. This is a short episode, perfect for listening on a quick walk or drive. Get to know us and our mission to bring greater awareness, insight, info, and, above all – humanity – to the invisible…

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