• Hiding my chronic illness from my coworkers almost killed me

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Former Wall Street trader Jim Curtis hid his debilitating illness while working high-stress, high-visibility jobs. When he took a new one, that all changed.
    When Jim Curtis found out he had lesions on his spinal cord, at age 22, he wanted to die. “It was unknown how they started, but I very rapidly became ill and soon had trouble walking,” the former president and current board director for Remedy Health Media recalls. While doctors couldn't diagnose Curtis's exact illness, he had all the symptoms of a spinal cord injury, including pain, headaches, muscle spasticity, and paralysis, in...
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