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Danea Horn was born with VACTERL Association, a rare birth disorder that caused malformations in six systems in the body and left her with chronic kidney disease and other demanding health challenges. She is author of Chronic Resilience: 10 Sanity-Saving Strategies for Women Coping with the Stress of Illness. She blogs at Chronic Resilience, and you can follow her on Twitter at @daneahorn.

The Tightrope of Chronic Illness

Danea Horn | August 8, 2013
In the most recent newsletter, I talked about wanting to trade bodies with someone...just for one day. This way they could tell you just how freaked you should be about the symptoms you’re experiencing.