Patchworktogether Spotlight: Hannah, Founder of Not Your Grandma’s UK
What would you like people to know about you, fibromyalgia, and the effects of chronic illness?
What inspired you to start Not Your Grandma’s?
What has been the most challenging aspect of your condition?
Do you feel there are ways in which living and working with a long term health condition provides greater benefits for employers?
Do you feel that your experience of your health condition has been shaped by your age? Is it harder to get doctors to take you seriously?
Do you find that people in your life understand your condition and take it seriously? Do you feel able to be fully open about it?
Are there any organisations, charities, initiatives or communities that you’ve found particularly helpful?
How has the community you’ve fostered on Instagram helped you?
What are some of the first steps we should all take as individuals to be more inclusive of those with disabilities and chronic illnesses?
What changes do you think need to be made in the workplace, or to work culture to be more accessible to, and mindful of, those with chronic illness?
What are the most effective coping mechanisms you’ve found for living with your condition during difficult periods?
How do you think a platform like Patchwork Hub could help people with disabilities and chronic illnesses?
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