Have you tried…

Have you tried exercising? (Yes, but—) Have you tried meditation? (Yeah, once or—) Have you tried hydrotherapy? (I’m open to it—) Have you tried going vegan? (I don’t know if—) Have you tried going gluten free? (I did-—) Have you tried keto? (Well it might—) Have you tried the Mediterranean diet? (Is that the one—)… Continue reading Have you tried…

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How my anxieties age

When I was a little girl, I was afraid of everything, most notably thunderstorms. Every time storms would roll in, I would get a very familiar stomach ache that would turn me into a shaking mess. I would obsessively watch the sky, studying the formations of the clouds, watching out for lightning, counting the seconds… Continue reading How my anxieties age

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Decade in review

Today is the last day of the decade. Can you even handle it? This has been the most monumental decade for me. Some of it was wonderful. Some of it was horrifying. Here is the recap of the biggest events, from start to finish, in more detail than you ever wanted, because I care, and… Continue reading Decade in review

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The clues my doctors missed

I try to live my life without regrets, but I can’t help but look back wistfully on the moments where doctors missed my many signs of POTS. My diagnosis process worked out in a really beautiful way—I made incredible, lifelong friendships I would not have otherwise had I not been diagnosed when I was 20—but… Continue reading The clues my doctors missed

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