On Accepting my Mortality at 22 – #AVMAwareness

With my diagnosis of harboring “ticking time bombs” in my brain at the age of 22, technically, little had changed. And yet, somehow, everything had changed. I was diagnosed with a vascular disorder in my brain a month after my 22nd birthday. After a Grand Mal Seizure which sent me to the Emergency Room, a […]

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#TechInclusion 2017: My First Tech Conference

In early August, I had the privilege of being sponsored by Diversability to attend and report on #TechInclusion, which is an international Tech Conference focused on improving Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry. This was my very first (non-anime; hah) convention, and I was pretty nervous. I only found out about the conference few […]

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A Lesson in Slowing Down

I am a huge proponent of the importance of “Listening to Your Body.” If it’s tired, I’ve told countless frustrated survivors, it’s not being “lazy” to stop and rest. It’s a necessity. This goes for neuro-, physical- or mental- fatigue. Since I began my recovery process from my craniotomy four years ago, I have become keenly aware […]

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