Ever since I was little, I've struggled a lot with joint and back pain. It got really bad at the beginning of junior year, but I was not able to receive treatment because my mom lost her job and we didn't have health insurance. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia a year ago. This is obviously something I want to let the admissions officers know about but I don't know how to phrase it in a way that's not whiny or a total sob story, because they don't like that. I was hoping to hear from parents who've had experience in the admissions process, it's kind of a sensitive subject (hence why I'm posting here). Any tips? If anyone is interested in reading what I have written, please let me know.
For those curious, I'm applying to several schools, including some ivy.