Cover Photo: photo via Ted Eytan/flickr
photo via Ted Eytan/flickr

I’m a Person—Not a Pre-Existing Condition

“The worst days I’ve ever known could be my future under the American Health Care Act.”

It wasn’t your fault. It wasn’t because I didn’t love you or you didn’t love me. It was all too heavy and too much for one person.

"Elis Aaron (they/them) is an androgyne writer, editor, and activist. They have written copy, essays, narrative nonfiction, and journalism for online and print publications, and worked in communications at UMass Boston. They are a member of and social media assistant at the Horror Writers Association. They are working on two horror novels -a modern Gothic-by-the-sea and a queer, feminist serial killer thriller- and many pieces about psychology and horror. They are also affiliated with NAMI Massachusetts.