“‘I felt like I was crazy, that I was at fault for what was happening to me. I thought everyone was just tougher than me. But I’ve come to realize I’m one of the toughest people I know.’ In the four years since her diagnosis, she has joined the small ranks of doctors in the country specializing in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and opened a clinic in Silver Spring devoted to the condition. ‘Having a chronic illness has been a gift in some ways. The fact that I’m usually not in pain anymore and get to help people like me,’ Zingman said. ‘I consider my story a happy one.'” WaPo (Gift Article): A doctor struggled with a rare, incurable syndrome. Now she helps others overcome it. (For patients, walking into her office for the first time and being seen, understood, and believed must feel like a miracle.)