How To Be Sick

How to be sick - Toni Bernhard

How To Be Sick - Toni BernhardThere’s a guide for this? Yes. Toni Bernhard, former law professor, authored “How To Be Sick” after learning she may never recover from an undiagnosed illness. The flu-like symptoms that keep her in bed most of the time, also led her to find ways to live well with a chronic illness. Listen to her story and learn how Buddhist practices can help overcome the anger, jealousy and other emotions that people with chronic illnesses face.


You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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