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I Have Narcolepsy

Like most high school kids, I often fell asleep during class when I was bored. But my last two years of high school, it started happening more frequently and I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 19, 2010 - 1:30 pm

I Have Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome

Fact #1: I am a woman. I have boobs, ovaries, fallopian tubes and, well, a place down under. I have had the joy (yes, that’s sarcasm) of a regular period…

Erin Daly | May 12, 2010 - 1:00 pm

I Had A C-Section

Right before I signed the paper, I looked into my husband’s fearful eyes and felt a wave of disbelief at the realization that I was about to consent to the…

Joie Jager-Hyman | May 5, 2010 - 5:30 pm

I Have Multiple Sclerosis

I was 17 years old and sitting in a dimly lit, poorly ventilated doctor’s office next to an incredibly nervous mother. I never imagined that the following six simple words…

MKR1982 | April 28, 2010 - 2:30 pm

I Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder

When I was a kid, I wasn’t allowed to have a full-length mirror in my room. My Jewish mother loathed hearing me complain about how fat I was and refused…

Jayme Cyk | April 21, 2010 - 2:30 pm

I Have Panic Attacks

In retrospect, it was all inevitable. Not the details, like the time I grew so afraid of using the toilet that I urinated in cereal bowls in my apartment, or…

Sara Benincasa | April 14, 2010 - 1:00 pm

I Have Bi-Polar Disease

This is the second essay in a new column on The Frisky called “I Have _____.” In each piece a female writer talks about her experience with a health issue.

Megan Southwick | March 31, 2010 - 1:00 pm

I Have Diabetes

This is the first essay in a new column on The Frisky called “I Have _____.” In each piece a female writer talks about her experience with a health issue.

Elissa Stooker | March 23, 2010 - 3:00 pm
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