Abby Stassen is a writer in Orlando, Florida. She grew up in the Midwest and is a proud alumna of the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s degree in English Language & Literature. She became interested in the mind/body connection after a series of frustrating knee and hip injuries sidelined her in her mid-20s. After a lot of personal research and consultations with her physician regarding how physical pain affected mental health and vice versa, Abby adopted a treatment program that addressed both, and has experienced vast improvements in both arenas over the last two years. Abby knows what it’s like to hit frustrating roadblocks when you’re on the path to health and wellness. Her writing has been featured in the Orlando Weekly and Windermere Scene magazine. She is also a graduate of the sketch comedy writing program at Second City Chicago, where her original sketches won multiple awards in festivals. She performs stand up comedy when she’s not writing. Follow her on Twitter @wackyabby.
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