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Letter to Neurologists from an MS patient

Jackie Zimmerman articulates what MS patients need from their neurologists at the time of diagnosis and throughout their treatment, and shares lessons learned.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Letter to My Younger Self Regarding Psoriasis

Patient expert Sabrina Skiles pens a poignant letter to her younger self packed full of insights learned from living with psoriasis.

By Sabrina Skiles

A Letter to My Younger Self, Before IBD Diagnosis

Mandy writes to her prediagnosis self about living with ulcerative colitis (UC) and what she wishes she had known.

By Mandy Morgan

Married to Someone With IBD? This Letter's for You

Being the spouse to someone with UC can be challenging, but this woman with UC has a message for you: You’re the real MVP.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Former Self: Know This About Living With Migraine

Ever wish you could go back and tell your former self insights you’ve learned along the way? Here’s five wise lessons on living with migraine.

By Sunny Fitzgerald

Gestational Diabetes: A Letter to My Younger, Expectant Self

Thinking back, what would I tell my younger self about how to take care of myself after childbirth?

By Corinna Cornejo

What I Wish Every Migraine Patient Knew

Jaime, who lives with migraines, pens a heartwarming letter to fellow migraine patients, reminding them of their strength and determination.

By Jaime Sanders

A Letter to My Colorectal Surgeon

Jackie, who has ulcerative colitis, pens an open letter to the surgeons that saved her life — with a few suggestions for improving communication.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Dear Media: A Real Portrayal of MS, Please

MS is often portrayed in the media as hopeless causes, full of pain and disability. But that’s not the real picture, says Jackie Zimmerman.

By Jackie Zimmerman

Dear Society: A Letter From a UC Patient

What with all the stigma surrounding ulcerative colitis and other digestive health conditions, this woman has one simple plea for modern society.

By Jackie Zimmerman