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.

"Liz Lazzara is an androgyne writer, editor, and activist specializing in mental health, addiction, and trauma. They have written copy for rehab centers, essays, narrative nonfiction, and journalism for multiple online and print publications. They are currently working on a manuscript about complex post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction, and they are affiliated with Active Minds, the Mental Health America Advocacy Network, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the National Association of Memoir Writers, the Nonfiction Authors Association, No Stigmas, & the One Love Foundation."