How I Went From Being Debilitated by an Autoimmune Disease to Running a Marathon

You don’t know what you’re capable of until you push your limits.

Louisa Chalmer
Human Parts

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Story author during her marathon run.
Me, during my marathon, courtesy of Race Atlas.

I considered myself to be a pretty fit and healthy person for most of my life. Sure, there were periods when I had done a little less exercise or I hadn’t eaten quite as well as normal, but they were few and far between…

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Louisa Chalmer
Human Parts

Complementary Medicine Practitioner, Scientist, Winemaker.