Sabrina Cannella is a 22 year old girl from Toronto, Ontario who grew up an active, competitively trained dancer. Sabrina saw her destiny in nothing other than the arts, but her plans were unexpectedly changed when she fell ill over 10 years ago. What began as what seemed to be a classic case of appendicitis quickly turned into a lifelong journey with rare, complex, chronic illnesses.
Sabrina was diagnosed with a genetic disease known as Ehlers Danlos Syndrome that affects the connective tissues throughout her organs and organ systems. Due to complications from EDS, she has been diagnosed with rare liver, gastrointestinal, allergy and neurological conditions that have drastically altered not consumed, her life. Sabrina's survival and quality of life today are due to the tireless efforts and support of the incredible people and communities that surround her.
Despite having a passion for writing, Sabrina hopes to pursue a career as a pediatric oncology nurse in tribute to her friends that have been affected by cancer. In the mean time, she finds her positivity and strength in those around her, and is eager to share her stories and experiences in hopes of helping others facing similar situations.