#BGTalksRecovery: Rakhee Patel on Body Acceptance and Chronic Illness

[Photo Credit: Dorte Kjaerulff]

February 15 marked the day that Brown Girl of the Month Rakhee Patel took a stance to open up and talk about her battle with Crohn’s disease and how one can understand chronic illness. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract with systemic effects.

The team was able to conduct a Twitter chat, #BGTalksRecovery, with Rakhee to better understand how she tackles her daily to-dos while managing to not only learn to appreciate herself, but help others as well. Check out the important conversation below.

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By Anjali Bhakta

Anjali is currently working towards a degree in Global Management at Arizona State University. Aside from writing for Brown Girl … Read more ›