I had an incident with one of my favorite doctors recently. He’s a headstrong physician—just like I’m a headstrong patient. Despite this, we generally work together very well. When I’m sassy and sarcastic, he usually sees that as an indicator of my good health overall. (He’s right. If I’m screaming in righteous indignation about something,… Continue reading When doctors mess up
I’ve been trying to write a post about turning 25 for weeks and it hasn’t been happening. (By the way, I turn 25 tomorrow!) Every year, I have a minor existential crisis before my birthday. It’s just a fun little tradition I do. (Drives my family and friends nuts, but I think they’re used to… Continue reading Time for a quarter life crisis!
Exactly 10 years ago, my mom took me along with her, her siblings, their spouses, and my younger cousin Zach on a 10 day cruise to the Baltics. (My dad was slated to go but had to work so I scored his ticket instead. Thanks, Dad!) It was the vacation of a lifetime: we spent… Continue reading That time I conquered the Baltics with undiagnosed POTS
HEY FRIENDS. There are a few unchanging truths about me as a human being: I love Stephen Colbert Yes, I want to see a picture of your golden retriever puppy, did you really have to ask? I hate exercise Here’s the catch about me and exercise, though: I’ll do it for a good reason. Usually,… Continue reading I’m doing what I hate… for charity!!!
Last April I went to the mountains (well, the valleys) of Utah, where I spent my childhood summers for some R & R with family. And then I got violently ill. * I went to Utah to recharge. I started up Round 2 of TMS last October and even though things were going well in… Continue reading I went to the mountains