Watch our doc series, vlogs and animated videos that highlight pain and chronic illness.


Why Is Lyme Disease Spreading? Vox Breaks It Down (VIDEO)

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. So that calls for a cool informative video that breaks it down. What is Lyme disease? How do you get it? What can you do to lower your chances?...

Dynamo Reveals How Crohn’s Disease Changed His Appearance (VIDEO)

In Monday's post, I did a quick review of Lady Gaga's documentary on Netflix. I was really interested in seeing how a famous performer would manage their chronic illness. So today's Video of the...

Guess My Disability (VIDEO)

This Friday's Video Of The Week is from Cut. Let me just say that I love watching Cut's content. Each video is focused on challenging our perception of various subjects. It could be immigration, the...

What Is Sickle Cell Anemia? How Do You Get It? (VIDEO)

Since starting You Look Okay To Me, I've been able to learn more about so many chronic illnesses. One that seems to have fallen under the radar is Sickle Cell. So that's probably a...

Can Fashion Design Be Both Stylish and Functional? (VIDEO)

We all like to look our best. The clothes we wear help us do that. But for millions of people with chronic illnesses and disabilities, it's not always a possibility. Adaptive fashion is helpful...

I Design My Own Ostomy Bags To Feel Sexy (VIDEO)

Heather Matson lost her large intestine and rectum to stage 3 colon cancer. She now lives with an ostomy bag. The major change was difficult, so to make herself feel sexy, she started designing her...
Hank Green - Your Illness Is Never Your Faultvideo

Your Illness Is Not Your Fault (VIDEO)

"Have you tried...?" Raise your hand if you have a chronic illness and have heard this before? Whether it's a gluten-free diet, yoga or going vegan. How many of us have gotten unsolicited advice from...
5 facts you need to know about endometriosisvideo

5 Endometriosis Facts You Need To Know (VIDEO)

Endometriosis is a disease that seriously affects the lives of women across the world. Every March, people turn their efforts to raising awareness for the condition. I'll be honest, I knew little of Endometriosis until...
Jennifer Brea TED Talkvideo

Jennifer Brea TED Talk (VIDEO)

Six years ago, Jennifer Brea became progressively ill with ME / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome If you haven't heard of Jennifer Brea yet, I'm not sure where you've been. In 2017 she released her first feature...

LUPUS: An Invisible Monster (VIDEO)

As someone with Lupus (or any invisible chronic illness for that matter) it can be very difficult to explain your condition to others. One of the best is through creativity. Short films and animation can...

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