Tag: Brain Injury

The Bridge, the Walk, the Beach: Week in San Francisco

In the beginning of May, my boyfriend and I flew in to San Francisco for a week to participate in 13th Annual Aneurysm and AVM Awareness Walk. As many of you know, I am an […]

April Nineteenth Two Thousand Eleven

When I first came to, it was as though I was floating up to the surface of a pool. I felt weightless, slowly being pulled up into the world of the living from the soundless […]

Behind the “Picture-Perfect”

My tongue is swollen, and I have the constant malaise of a tongue too big for the month. I keep on biting it around the edges, and it’s difficult to speak.  It’s a side effect […]

New Year’s Reflection: Slow Down

Living in the chaos that is New York City, breathing the cold, dry winter air, and tumbling around on the subway in rush hour with millions of others, it is often jarring to come to […]

Baby’s First Ever #Hackathon!

October was a rush and a blur. I did many things in the past month, but as the title suggests, one of the biggest “wins” was that I participated in my first ever Hackathon! (As a […]

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 […]