Tag: Recovery

Four Things I Learned When I Faced Death

I’m constantly running a race against myself and my body. Against my brain, my disabilities, my fate, whatever it may be. Ever since that fateful day, 8 years ago, I’ve been running a race against time, living on what I perceive to be “borrowed time.”

Reflecting on January

The last time I wrote a monthly recap post was last January.  (Mostly because I had a GREAT January, and then I crashed in February and could barely function for a whole month.)  I don’t […]

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 […]

How Netflix’s “Afflicted” harms us

When I first heard about “Afflicted” on Netflix, I was elated.  I immediately logged on to begin watching. Finally! A mainstream feature on the state of chronic illnesses and invisible disabilities.  Finally! A scientific and […]

I challenged myself to exercise before work for a week

I spent last work week getting a different type of exercise in every morning before work.  It was a challenge to myself, because I am looking for ways to use my time more efficiently while […]

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