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Where I Am, Where I’ve Been

Note: I’ve been low on words lately, with “lately” spanning weeks. I’m still working to understand what’s been happening to me. I disappear when I begin losing words. It’s hard to explain. Continue reading

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Cycles and Seasons

I don’t remember the last time I had an easy spring. I know the difficulty with this time of year started well before the quarter system was ever a factor in my life, although that certainly doesn’t help. Continue reading

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On Origins, Transformations, and Nick

I am a radically different person today because of meeting and learning from him. If I am to carry on the work he started, I need to talk about where it began for me and why losing him caused such devastation in my life. Continue reading

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It Never Ends

The other day, I had possibly the worst conversation I’ve ever had with a doctor – and I’ve had some truly unpleasant interactions in my time. It was a phone appointment with my psychiatrist to discuss a dosage increase for … Continue reading

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There’s Inconvenience…And Then There’s Incompetence

You know your level of irritation is high when you write “It’s midodrine, not fentanyl” in an email to your cardiologist bitching about the automated pharmacy screw-ups that have now left you without an essential medication for who knows how … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy You Were Never a Friend to Me

I finally got back on the physical therapy wagon today. (Read: ow ow shit damnit ow.) I took a break for a couple weeks to deal with the start of classes, as well as some stuff in my personal life. … Continue reading

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On Socks and Motivation

I’ve found when faced with doing something I find unpleasant – continuing to exist, say – I talk to myself much as one might talk to a small child. “Come on, brain, you can do this. I know it seems … Continue reading

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