The UpBeat, Powered by CoachArt



Season 2, Ep. 5

In this week’s episode of The UpBeat Podcast powered by CoachArt, our Executive Director

and host Greg sits down for a chat with Alexa Chronister, the inspiring Founder and President of

Fight Like A Warrior, a non-profit organization “working to unite, empower, and advocate for

those fighting life-altering health conditions around the world.”

Alexa’s medical challenges started early in childhood, but went undiagnosed for years. Doctors

originally shrugged off her problems as “growing pains,” but by the time she got to high school,

Alexa’s health challenges took her back for a diagnosis — and she was told by a physician that

the pain was “in her head.”

Her amazing parents taught her about self-advocacy and empowerment and finally after a long

struggle, Alexa was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos syndrome, a connective tissue disorder, and

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, a condition affecting the flow of blood through the


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