How many times have I declared, YES, AT LAST, I HAVE STARTED EXERCISING AGAIN, I DID IT, I AM BORN ANEW, A WOMAN WHO EXERCISES AND MAKES HER DOCTORS PROUD and then like two weeks later I miss a couple of days and never exercise again? That is, until my therapist Jedi mind tricks me… Continue reading I started exercising again
Every night when I’m in bed, my mind drifts to COVID and my parents. My parents are in their 60s and both have pre-existing medical conditions. When I was little, I knew they were chronically ill before I had the words for it. But they were so solid. Unshakable. Even though my dad made his… Continue reading Kirk & Becky & COVID
October 6, 2000. It’s my eighth birthday. It’s a Friday, and my best friend’s mom is picking me up and driving us to school together. It’s cloudy but it’s a little chilly, it’s my favorite kind of weather, it’s the best weather to ride scooters in because the sun doesn’t get in your eyes and… Continue reading October 6
Dysautonomia International is hosting their STEPtember challenge to raise money for POTS Research. You can walk as much or as little as you want. You don’t even have to walk at all. You can (1) support me as I start hobbling around my neighborhood a little bit more in the spirit of POTS research and… Continue reading Happy September!
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