The Difference A Day Makes

It’s cliche, but true. I’ve been lucky thus far to have a really strong support system that literally lifts me up when I’m scrounging at rock bottom. It’s tough dealing with chronic sickness that seems like there isn’t a light at the end of the tunnel, but sometimes you just need that safety net to…

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A Shitty Situation

Lately, I seem to be a magnet for super rare medication side effects. At first, the doctors were telling me that I was just sensitive and needed to suck it up, but after last time where I literally went blind, my doctors are starting to take notice that it’s my body and not my lack…

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Literally Blind as a Bat…

The title to this post so aptly describes my state of existence. I can only hope that what I’m typing actually looks like words and not a bunch of gobbltygoop. So two days ago I saw a stomach specialist to help me figure out what’s going on with my health. His suggestions were uneventful, but…

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Midwest Refresh

Freshly landed from a one week residency in the Midwest, I think I’m ready to tackle new challenges. With two more classes and a practicum away from one Master degree…an end is in sight. Then I will be starting classes for another Master degree, but hopefully sooner if I get off a waitlist! My first…

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Loss is a Four-Legged Word

Two nights ago I lost my puppy. She was not yet ten months old when we had to put her down. It was part aggression that spiked post-surgery to the point no one felt safe around her, and part degenerative health that was only worsening at a severe pace. At only nine months old, she…

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Bionic Puppy

This afternoon I brought my nine-month old puppy home from the hospital. She had the first of two operations to help fix hip dysplasia that showed up on x-rays when she was spayed. I suppose as I document my own recovery, I can do the same for her as she goes through her own healing…

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