In 2007 Swartz wrote a blog post titled “Sick,” in which he disclosed some details about his ailment.
Always believing he could conquer his ailment, Lou had hopes, however slim, that others were writing him off too soon.
No ailment is too gruesome—and never has the expression “warts and all” been more apt.
ailment ail·ment (āl'mənt)
A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.