Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Reaction Toward Simone Biles’ Exit Shows We Still Don’t Understand the Importance of Mental Health

Why are we so angry at Simone for protecting herself?

Image of Simone Biles by Petr Toman

Lazy. Selfish. Undisciplined.

These are just a few of the adjectives I’ve heard describing Simone Biles after she withdrew from the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, citing mental…



We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Missy Crystal

Working through my trauma one story at a time. Thanks for joining me on my journey.