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Service Designer, Volunteer and Advocate for the rights of the differently able community
Service Designer, Volunteer and Advocate for the rights of the differently able community

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NEW SPORK! Exclusive, read Mental Illness and Addiction: Which Came First? by Olivia Pennell

"As a child, I recall feeling low in mood. I was sad all the time. I also remember feelings of isolation, with little or no motivation to do anything. I was challenging to parent as a moody, shy, and awkward child. I lacked joy in life. My teenage years were much the same, punctuated with such anxiety and depression that I was perceived as socially awkward and withdrawn. In my twenties, my depression deepened, and my social anxiety became so palpable that I felt like I had a brick in my chest. I discovered that alcohol and drugs provided temporary relief; they flooded my brain with feel good chemicals and I finally felt—albeit temporarily—okay."

Read more at www.sporkability.org
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Sky Cubacub is the Founder of Rebirth Garments - a wide variety of lingerie and undergarments specifically designed for the differently able and non-confirmative body types.

SPORK! had the pleasure to speak with Sky about her design inspiration and past performances with QUEER, ILL & OKAY.

For more information about the people or performers in the video, please go to: www.sporkability.org & www.skycubacub.com

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Sky Cubacub is the Founder of Rebirth Garments - a wide variety of lingerie and undergarments specifically designed for the differently able and non-confirmative body types.

SPORK! had the pleasure to speak with Sky about her design inspiration and past performances with QUEER, ILL & OKAY.

For more information about the people or performers in the video, please go to: www.sporkability.org & www.skycubacub.com
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NEW SPORK! Exclusive article - Can't See. Can't Breathe. by SPORK! Founder & Director, Whitney Hill. Read this first-person account of what it's like to go into anaphylactic shock while grappling with a newly diagnosed and rare allergy.

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"Within minutes I have eight hands simultaneously checking my back for rashes, sticking ports in my arm and checking my vitals. They ask me for consent in using a breathing tube (luckily, wasn't used), then in one quick action a nurse tells me to take a deep breath and an epi pen is jammed into my upper thigh. In an instant, an IV of steroids and Benadryl begin to rush into my veins and I feel like Frankenstein reborn."

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NEW SPORK! Exclusive article - Can't See. Can't Breathe. by SPORK! Founder & Director, Whitney Hill. Read this first-person account of what it's like to go into anaphylactic shock while grappling with a newly diagnosed and rare allergy.

Only at SPORK!

"Within minutes I have eight hands simultaneously checking my back for rashes, sticking ports in my arm and checking my vitals. They ask me for consent in using a breathing tube (luckily, wasn't used), then in one quick action a nurse tells me to take a deep breath and an epi pen is jammed into my upper thigh. In an instant, an IV of steroids and Benadryl begin to rush into my veins and I feel like Frankenstein reborn."
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NEW SPORK! Exclusive article by Shalirrah Barksdale, Diagnosis In The Era Of Google.

"The doctor sent me home with a recommendation for a colonoscopy to see if I have inflammatory bowel disease – not to be confused with irritable bowel syndrome. This is where my Google searching picked back up. I furiously searched for answers. What is inflammatory bowel disease? What is the difference between IBD and the more common IBS? Was this disease life threatening?"

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NEW SPORK! Exclusive article by Shalirrah Barksdale, Diagnosis In The Era Of Google.

"The doctor sent me home with a recommendation for a colonoscopy to see if I have inflammatory bowel disease – not to be confused with irritable bowel syndrome. This is where my Google searching picked back up. I furiously searched for answers. What is inflammatory bowel disease? What is the difference between IBD and the more common IBS? Was this disease life threatening?"
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