Tag: Arteriovenous Malformation

2018: The Year of Unexpected Beginnings

2018. What can I say, except wow. It was a year of many many unexpected beginnings, trials, and impact on my identity as a person. I said Yes to many things, and No to others, […]

On Facing Death, 7 Years Later

On December 7th, 2011, my family woke up before dawn and began getting ready to step out into the darkness.  My father, my mother, and I rode in relative silence on the 30 minute drive […]

I’m a Writer at the INSIDER!

Seizures can happen to anyone.  According to a study published by researchers at the CDC, almost 1 in 100 people has active epilepsy.  Seizures can also happen to people who do not have seizure disorder […]

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 […]

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 […]

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