6. How It Feels When People Think You're 'Too Young' To Be Ill


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This week we’re serving you a bumper episode of Chronic, with not just one incredible guest, but two.

Host Lucy Pasha-Robinson is joined by Chloe Elliot, AKA Chloe In Curve – a plus sized fashion blogger who lives with psoriatic arthritis.

Also on the line is Sukhjeen Kaur, founder of Chronically Brown – a platform that focuses on South Asian experiences of chronic illness that she set up after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

For both these women, smashing stigma is all in a day’s work. We talk about what it’s like to be young, living with an “old person’s” disease, the dangers of not being believed when you’re plus-sized and in pain, and the complex attitudes towards illness in certain South Asian communities.

Follow Sukhjeen @ChronicallyBrown and Chloe @chloeincurve_

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