How this bad ass owned her epilepsy
Diagnosed with epilepsy as a teen, Eli did what many of us have done: hid it from everyone and pretended it’s not there. Years later as a practicing attorney, a higher up told her that if she wanted to be successful, she needed to keep her diagnosis to herself.
Instead, she chose to tell everyone. By owning her story, Eli shares how it helped her go farther and opened doors she never even imagined.
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Landis is a Chicago-based writer, whose work has been featured on NBCNewsTHINK, Wired and Chicago Tribune. She is a writer and Editor for Living Well With Epilepsy. Landis brings a humorous perspective to life with epilepsy. Diagnosed at 32 years old, she sheds light and laughs on managing a new life with seizures. Landis strives to create a touchstone for the chronically ill and those who support them. She is currently finishing a humorous memoir, “My Brain Tumor’s Boyfriend.”