Category: W4 Activity

I have NF

This episode of True Life shows real people who are living with Neurofibromatosis. I’d say there are two different types of narratives being told among the three persons suffering from Neurofibromatosis (NF). All three people have a mix between a…

I am addicted to Heroin

Now I am not entirely sure that heroin is a bio-medically recognized illness or what that even means exactly, but I do know that addiction to a substance that potent is a grave public health issue and one that requires…

The Benjamins

The episode “The Benjamins” gave an inside look into the life of two brothers living with Autism. We get to see the daily lives of brothers, Brad and Kenny. In this episode we get to learn a little about the…

True Life: I Have Diabetes

I chose this episode of True Life because I feel that a lot of people suffer from diabetes. This episode followed the stories of three young adults, Kristyn who is 25 years old, and Matt and Jen who are both…

I Have Diabetes

The True Life  episode I choose to watch was “I Have Diabetes.” This episode followed around three people suffering from diabetes all with different lifestyles. Kristyn is a female who works eighty hours a week trying to get out of debt…

True Life: I have Orthorexia

I chose to watch True Life: “I have orthorexia.” Which is is a eating disorder which people try to eat excessively healthy. They are afraid of eating unhealthy and consuming junk food. There were three different story lines. The first…

True Life: I’m Drunkorexic

I watched “True Life: ’m Drunkorexic” which follows two young adults obsessing over their weight. They skip meals and when they do eat they measure or obsess about how much they are eating. They realized that they can drink their…

“I’m addicted to heroin”

I chose the video: I’m addicted to Heroin, because addiction is an illness. It is sometimes hard for those without addiction to understand, because it is a mental process, and it appears to be a choice to people. Becoming clean…

I have narcolepsy

People with narcolepsy have overpowering sleep spells.  These sleep spells can occur at any time.  The video I watched explained the lives of two different girls that have narcolepsy.  One of the girls is named Katy.  She has had narcolepsy…

I have Social Anxiety

In this episode of True Life: I Have Social Anxiety is a story that focuses on two people who suffer from social anxiety. You have Nonie who is 21 years old lives with parents and never wants to leave the…