Jessica Bracy,  —

Jessica Bracy is a writer living in Columbus, Ohio. After struggling with a myriad of symptoms over the course of two years, Jessica was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease at the age of 30 years old. Jessica was then treated with brain surgery in 2022. Having a rare disease can feel very isolating so Jessica hopes that by sharing her story she will not only shed light on this unpredictable disease but also cultivate community to help others feel less alone.

Articles by Jessica Bracy

Key takeaways from my cyclic Cushing’s disease diagnosis

Throughout my Cushing’s disease journey, I’ve learned many skills that have helped me navigate the diagnosis and treatment processes. Among them are the importance of advocacy at doctor appointments, including helping physicians understand what I’m experiencing by documenting my symptoms. I also had to…