Ep 14: Chronic Illness and Living with Uncertainty (with Eva Minkoff)

Season #2

What do you do when you are a dancer diagnosed EDS (Ehlers-Danlos syndrome)? In this episode Eva Minkoff shares how she is: 

  • Preparing for a life filled with uncertainty and finding a way through the fears.
  • Making the bridges between us as patients and doctors so the relationships are healthy, honest and productive.
  •  The unusual journey of being a patient advocate via medicine school.

About Eva 

Eva Minkoff is the Senior Director of Community and Education for the charitable organization, Good Days. She's the presenter of Ted Talk titled “5 minutes to fix our broken healthcare system” and host of the [Human]Care podcast. As a chronic illness warrior herself, with EDS and Fibromyalgia, Eva has spent much of the past decade building supportive platforms for the chronic illness and disability communities.

About Michelle Irving 

A pioneer in the Chronic Illness space, Michelle Irving is the Queen of the Underworld. She mentors women around the world, teaching them how to create a life filled with love, meaningful work and deep personal power. She believes we can all have a positive relationship with ourselves even in the midst of experiencing illness. You can chat Michelle by booking at

Connect with Eva


Ted Talk 5 minutes to fix our broken healthcare system

Connect with Michelle

Instagram: @michelleirvingofficial


Book your Chat with Michelle

Queen of the Underworld Program

Music by Avy Summerlind