Flappiness Is on the Huffington Post!

I submitted this to Huffington Post — and then decided they must not have liked it, jumped the gun, and posted it here a few days later.  Today, HuffPostParents published it!  (Which was a real thrill.  It’s been on my Writer Bucket List.)  So -just  in case you missed/understandably ignored my email – here’s my latest.  😉

 

6 thoughts on “Flappiness Is on the Huffington Post!

  1. Marcia Cross

    I had already read this from your previous posting, but I am delighted to see it on Huffington Post! I love your posts and following your family.

  2. CarolSue Baird

    Congratulations. This is a nice article. You seem to be a strong writer and advocate.

  3. Teresa Sabga

    Hi Leigh,

    My name is Teresa Sabga. I am a freelance journalist studying at Syracuse University.

    This December, I found a mass the size of a cantaloupe in my lung. Knowing that my situation was uncommon, I began writing about my journey on the Internet. I didn’t want pity. I simply wanted support. I used social media to express my feelings without having to burden my family and friends, and only after, did I realize I subconsciously fought stigmas against illness.

    I’d like to write a feature for Glamour magazine that explores the way the Internet has changed the way we view illnesses, both visible and invisible, using examples of multiple case studies, and gathering different viewpoints from medical professors, professionals and doctors who study this trend regarding HIV/AIDS, autism and mental illness.

    I am confident that hearing your opinion will only benefit my story. I’d love to interview someone sometime next week, if possible. It should only take 30 minutes (probably less).

    Thank you for your time and patience. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    All the best,
    Teresa Sabga​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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