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The Illness Chronicles Podcast is about the ups and downs of life with chronic illness. Yes, things get weird, and yes, things get political.

The Illness Chronicles Podcast The Illness Chronicles Podcast

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The Illness Chronicles Podcast is about the ups and downs of life with chronic illness. Yes, things get weird, and yes, things get political.

    The Illness Chronicles Episode 3

    The Illness Chronicles Episode 3

    The Illness Chronicles is a podcast on living with chronic illness, created by Allison Lerman-Gluck. In this episode, Allison catches listeners up on the past few months of her health journey. She also talks about Black Lives Matter and why systemic racism is a public health issue. Listen to this episode for some ideas of organizations to donate to to support Black folks in the fight for health equity, and some Black chronically ill and disabled creators to follow on Instagram. Finally, it wouldn't be The Illness Chronicles if we didn't talk about the coronavirus pandemic! Strap in!

    Here are the organizations mentioned:
    https://advancinghealthequity.com/
    https://blackmamasmatter.org/
    https://therapyforblackgirls.com/
    https://bwhi.org/our-story/
    https://blackmentalhealth.com/
    https://www.theokraproject.com/
    https://blacktrans.org/
    https://centerforblackequity.org/

    Buy "Get a Life, Chloe Brown" by Talia Hibbert here: https://www.booksandcranniesva.com/book/9780062941206

    Follow us on instagram @ theillnesschronicles and on Twitter @ theillnesschro1!

    Podcast created by Allison Lerman-Gluck (she/her):
    Allison is a Berkshires-based applied theatre educator, facilitator, director, and storyteller. Her many varied credits include the creation and direction of original theatre pieces across the Northeast, including a partnership with Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in NYC, for which she co-directed and co-created “As We Are: A Jewish Feminist Theatre Project.” You can follow her chronic illness journey on instagram @ theillnesschronicles. You can read her latest article about chronic illness here: https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/belief/articles/prayer-for-pandemic-times

    Produced by Josh L (he/him)

    Music by Bob Gluck (he/him):
    Pianist/composer, rabbi, and music professor, Bob Gluck writes books and essays about jazz and improvised music. The latest of his eleven recordings is "Early Morning Star" (FMR, 2020). Instagram @ bobgluck1, and you can also find him on Twitter and Facebook. His music is available on all streaming platforms, including at @bob-gluck

    Cover art by Sophie Lane (she/her):
    Queer and chronically Ill Jazz voice major with a passion for calligraphy. Check her out @ sophiamaryrose on Instagram.

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    The Illness Chronicles Episode 2

    The Illness Chronicles Episode 2

    The Illness Chronicles is a podcast on living with chronic illness, created by Allison Lerman-Gluck. In this second episode, Allison goes solo to tell the story of her journeys to diagnosis, discuss the impact of coronavirus on chronically ill folks- now that we're two months in- and celebrate Fibromyalgia and M.E. Awareness Days (May 12th!) by explaining further reasoning for continued social distancing (hint: M.E. is a post-viral syndrome...) Enjoy! You can support the podcast by donating to her paypal, link in profile. 3

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    The Illness Chronicles Episode 1

    The Illness Chronicles Episode 1

    The Illness Chronicles is a podcast on living with chronic illness, created by Allison Lerman-Gluck. In this first episode, Allison and her producer Josh explore an introduction to living with chronic illness, specifically during the time of coronavirus. They touch on topics like healthcare, accommodations, why you should be practicing social distancing NOW, Love Island, and what it feels like for chronically ill people to watch the whole world have to confront illness in real time.

    Credit to groweatgift.com or @ groweatgift on Twitter for some suggestions on ways to keep yourself occupied while housebound.

    Follow us on instagram @ theillnesschronicles and on Twitter @ theillnesschro1!

    Podcast created by Allison Lerman-Gluck (she/her):
    Allison is a Berkshires-based applied theatre educator, facilitator, director, and storyteller. Her many varied credits include the creation and direction of original theatre pieces across the Northeast, including a partnership with Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in NYC, for which she co-directed and co-created “As We Are: A Jewish Feminist Theatre Project.” You can follow her chronic illness journey on instagram @ theillnesschronicles.

    Produced by Josh L (he/him)

    Music by Bob Gluck (he/him):
    Pianist/composer, rabbi, and music professor, Bob Gluck writes books and essays about jazz and improvised music. The latest of his eleven recordings is "Early Morning Star" (FMR, 2020). Instagram @ bobgluck1, and you can also find him on Twitter and Facebook. His music is available on all streaming platforms, including at https://soundcloud.com/bob-gluck

    Cover art by Sophie Lane (she/her):
    Queer and chronically Ill Jazz voice major with a passion for calligraphy. Check her out @ sophiamaryrose on Instagram.

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