Harold Brown’s Story

July 8, 2024 Blogs

Hello, my name is Harold Brown, I am 78 years old and from Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to my retirement, I worked for the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company for 27 years and have since worked various jobs. Although I have these many great accomplishments, I unfortunately live with a number of health conditions which have made my life a little challenging at times.

Kaye Peterson’s Story

June 26, 2024 Blogs

Hello! My name is Kaye Peterson, I am 66 years old, from Lebanon, Kentucky, and am a retired librarian. I am a patient living with a few medical conditions, which have caused me to experience high cost prescription drugs. In 1983, I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In 2016, I survived a heart attack which followed with a diagnosis of polyneuropathy in 2024.

Kevin Baker’s Story

June 26, 2024 Blogs

Hi, my name is Kevin Baker and I am a 22 year old Theatrical Director and college student from Moscow, Idaho. Meaning that I do a little bit of engineering, a whole bunch of problem solving, and even more carpentry, along with the normal college student course work. But I also have to juggle with the challenges and struggles of living with Crohn’s disease since the age of 11 years old. 

Trevor Watts’s Story

May 30, 2024 Blogs

My name is Trevor Watts, and I reside in Roseburg, Oregon. I've led a fulfilling life, once a glazier by trade and now happily retired, dedicating my time to volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. However, my health journey took an unexpected turn when I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 62.

Deanna Robinson’s Story

May 30, 2024 Blogs

My name is Deanna Robinson, and I reside in Mazeppa, Minnesota. I've spent my career in court reporting, but my life took a challenging turn when I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in 1999.

Wendy Spinner’s Story

May 30, 2024 Blogs

My name is Wendy Spinner and I am from Brentwood, New York. I am 72 years old and a retired legal professional who is recovering from a stroke that took place March 14, 2023.

Elizabeth Moreland’s Story

May 29, 2024 Blogs

Hello P4AD community! My name is Elizabeth Moreland and I am a 26 year old engineer living in Cincinnati, Ohio.

I have been living with non-radiographic ankylosing spondylitis for 3 years now and was diagnosed with this condition in 2022. The condition is an inflammatory disease that affects the sacroiliac joint in the lower back, in which I was diagnosed after a year of not being able to run, walk around the block, or put dishes away without pain.

Ruth Wolfson-Phillips’s Story

May 15, 2024 Blogs

My name is Ruth Wolfson-Phillips, and I live in Beverly Hills, Florida. I've dedicated my career to health care as a legal nurse consultant, but my own health battles have been profound. At 73 years old, I've faced a myriad of diagnoses spanning decades, including chronic kidney disease, chronic pancreatitis, asthma, type 2 diabetes, anemia, COPD, and gastroparesis, among others. These conditions have not only taken a toll on my physical health but have also significantly impacted me mentally, socially, and financially.


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