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Personal Voices

"Someday Somebody Would Really Understand My Rare Condition"

Payel Bhattacharya, 38 suffers from a rare condition called VHL and has undergone countless surgeries and a liver...
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A Wish For 2019

We asked some of our contributors on their wish for 2019. They tell us what they gained by sharing their experience and...

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Bulldoze your Illness

Thirty five year old Deepthi Sudhir Nair, a person with Myasthenia Gravis, rings in 2017 with five heartfelt pointers...
A young woman Ankita Bardhan standing in a purple and white printed dress in an open setting. The bottom of trees can be seen behind her

"I Hate Diabetes From The Bottom Of My Heart!"

Ankita Bardhan,29 from Kolkata has been living with Type 1 Diabetes since she was 13. Even though she would give...

Did I get Lung Cancer because I am Asian?

Shailaja Asave, a non-smoker, who developed lung cancer at 67, believed to be due to a gene mutation prevalent in Asian...
Barnana with her son who is on the autism spectrum. Both are in orange and behind them are blurry reflections in the mirror

"I Realised My Actual Strength Lies In Me, Not Elsewhere"

Barnana Chakraborti was a successful professional before she gave it all up to devote full time to her son when he was...
Sangeetha Param who has Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder and Depression in a pink dress

Like A Broken Vehicle, I Had To Be Push Started

Sangeetha Param, a 24 year old living with bipolar disorder and depression, is a successful employee, has authored two...
Mr. Aleem Baig in the centre in a pink shirt flanked by his 2 daughters who have thalassemia major

I Want To Work For Children With Chronic Illness Like Thalassemia

Azra Fatima, 27 and her younger sister Arsheen Fatima both have thalassemia major and are partners in pain. Azra talks...
A picture of Stage 2 Oral tongue cancer survivor Amita Modi and how she fought cancer

My Daughter Kept Me Going Through The Difficult Times Of My Cancer Journey

Amita Modi, 44 from Ahmedabad, was diagnosed with Oral Tongue Cancer survivor when she was 28. Her 18 month old...

What Recovery Means To A Bipolar Disorder Warrior

Vijay Nallawala, has been living with bipolar disorder for 42 years and runs a peer support group. Here he takes us...

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