June Ann explores her journey with PCOS and how she has navigated and found the online community aka the Cysterhood.
100 Chronic Illness Advocates – The Power List
In light of recent events and in response to existing in a majority-led space, Cysters has decided to create and publish a POWER LIST of chronically ill people of colour. We decided to feature race specifically, as brown and black advocates are rarely given the same levels of representation, inclusion or care as their white Continue Reading
The Future Doesn’t Look so Bright – 16 White People Is Not a Celebration of Diversity
The Future Doesn’t Look so Bright – 16 White People Is Not a Celebration of Diversity By Nikita Aashi Chadha Bright Futures UK released a new campaign earlier this week, ironically named Donate2Educate, which included 16 influencers who live with chronic or long-term illnesses. My friend Neha had shared it to her IG story, reposting Continue Reading
Use it or Lose it – White Privilege and the Danger of a Single Story
For anyone who doesn’t know me, my name is Nikita Aashi Chadha and I’m 27 years old. I’m a British national by birth, but I’m from the Indian Diaspora – desi (in my own way) and proud. I was diagnosed with endometriosis and PCOS last year in 2018, following a laparoscopy. The road to referral and diagnosis Continue Reading