Living With: Episode 21 – Brooke P

Brooke Pelczynski was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in her senior year of college, the summer before she graduated with a degree in illustration. As a visual artist, she shares her experiences of MS through her drawings on and talks about how art has helped her communicate, connect with others, and cope with this chronic disease.

Living With: Episode 20 – Jessie M

Jessie Madrigal suffered excruciating symptoms for years before finally receiving a diagnosis of endometriosis in her 30’s. Now an advocate for, she shares how living with endometriosis has changed her life and how she works to raise awareness of the condition and its impact on women’s lives.

Living With: Episode 19 – Jeff T

Jeff Ten Broeck was just an infant when he was diagnosed with atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema. In this interview, he talks about the struggles of being a child with a visible skin condition, the challenges of being a teen and navigating dating, and how he has learned to cope with the emotional aspects.

Living With: Episode 18 – Wren V

Leslie “Wren” Vandever has lived with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for over 30 years. On this episode of the Living With podcast, Wren shares what it’s like to live with RA, her experiences of dealing with flares, and how she’s found ways to keep hope and positivity alive throughout the tough times.