Dec 16, 2020
I’ve so been looking forward to sharing my conversation with Ashley Rippentrop on the podcast! Ashley has an incredible story with living with invisible illness. She shares her story with us as well as her RALLY Method and how that has helped her through her chronic illness journey.
She’s since made a documentary with her husband about chronic illness called Behind The Visible that will be coming out in 2021. She shares how her life living with invisible illness has put her in a space where she can share her experience via this documentary to help others.
Make sure to listen in to today’s episode and head over to follow Ashley so you’ll be the first to know when the documentary comes out!
In today’s episode we chat about:
Ashley's story dealing with neuropathy from the time she was a kid
Continuing to have chronic issues with fainting, migraines and other symptoms and finding out she has POTS
Understanding what POTS is and how it connect with the rest of her health
How invisible illness affects everything you do and learning how to advocate for yourself and accommodations you need
The importance of finding purpose in your pain
Ashley's RALLY Method - Reflect, Accept, Learn, Look, You
What motivated her to create a documentary with her husband
More about the Behind the Visible documentary that will be coming out in 2021!
Links and things…