Dawn Burke talks License To Ill: I Suffer From Chronic Illness ; Still Thrivin’

I have Ankylosing Spondylitis: scary name for a crappy condition.

Now it’s out there. To know me, you need to know I suffer from chronic illness. I have since I was diagnosed at 30. And for the last 2 years (up until about 4 months ago), I have been really sick. But I still thrived! The catalyst to write this? I was looking at some videos I shot over the last 18 months and I was shocked at how worn down I looked compared to now. I mean, it was like cold water to the face. It was like a before and after President of the US pic. Check this out:

Read the whole post over at Dawn H. Burke (an FOT contributor blog). 

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Dawn Burke
Dawn Burke (PHR) is VP of People at DAXKO. That's right - the very DAXKO that our very own KD is an alum of because there are only so many people (okay, just one) in the big B'ham who are worthy of that VP of People title. Dawn would be it. Former actor/singer/retail guru, her HR career has spanned the last decade. A true Generalist she’s done a little bit of everything, but recruiting and training is where she gets her mojo. She's based in the good 'ole blogging capitol of the south, Birmingham, Alabama, where you can frequently find her listening to the Beatles and REM, watching tons of Sex in the City reruns, drinking copious amounts of coffee and wine, and wondering how in the world this theatre grad ever got into football or HR…. Talk to Dawn via emailLinkedIn, or Twitter...

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