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Speaking in Spoons: A Chronically ill Podcast Team

Get to Know Us


Christina Brookman

Producer/ Host

Christina Brookman was an actress and teaching artist for over 15 years. She had to stop working in 2013 due to disability. Her goal is to someday be a medical social worker for children with disabilities, chronic illness and terminal illness. She has Ehlers Danlos, POTS, Fibromyalgia, Sjogren's, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hemiplegic/MUMS Migraine and PTSD.

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Nathan Straus

Cohost/Slide Editor

Hi! My name is Dr. Nate Straus. I was Dx in 2009 with mystery sickness or more commonly called multiple sclerosis (MS); formerly disseminating sclerosis. I want to see a world that is healthier and happier even when living with illness.

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