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This is Not What I Ordered: a podcast on full-hearted living with chronic illness + health challenges

Jun 18, 2018

Blur is a street artist and poet based in Philadelphia. Her numerous experiences with chronic pain and Lyme disease, including a major setback in 2015, pushed her to take full advantage of the artistic tendencies she previously only explored in private. She wants her artwork to bring out the vulnerability and empathy in everyone who views it and forge a connection with her audience through that sense of catharsis.

In the second half of this two-part interview, Blur shares some of her very personal written work, how fulfillment cannot be found solely through materialism, and why she thinks her life has improved as a result of her illnesses.

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