I have a huge heart. I love giving to people. I’m pretty good at not letting my right hand know what my left hand is doing. But this past year I found out I physically have a great, big heart. Someone upstairs knows me so well. Every two years since I turned thirty I’ve gottenContinue Reading “My Great Big Heart”
I can’t let today end without posting about Rare Disease Day. There are so many rare disease out there with so few cures. Be sure to check out FMDSA.org and Mesothelioma.com to learn about just two of the hundreds of rare diseases affecting people everyday. Thank you Emily for the graphic!!
Sometimes I wake up during REM sleep. My entire body remains numb but I feel like I can step outside of myself. It’s at once scary and exhilarating. I feel like a weightless thing floating above myself watching my still form. This is all of course only a dream or sleep paralysis with odd dreamyContinue Reading “The Somnambulist”
There is something about facing the inevitability of your own mortality that makes it suddenly easier to start checking off the proverbial bucket list. It’s been four years now since I was first diagnosed with Fibromuscular Dysplasia and “got sick.” However, it’s was a new diagnosis I received this year, just two months ago, thatContinue Reading “First Drop In The Bucket”
I’m sitting in one of the most depressing places I know of. My neighborhood laundromat. Alicia Keys is singing ‘This Girl is on Fire’ through the tinny speakers. The floors are the cheapest linoleum, easy to replace in case of leaks. The cinder block walls are a sickly powder blue. They remind me of theContinue Reading “Falling through The Rabbit Hole”
Driving alone in silence is an incredible way to clear your thoughts and become more in tune with yourself. Let’s face it, the world has gone a little mad lately. We’ve all become Alice chasing the white rabbit down the hole. Finding time for mental silence is, so necessary. I’ve been trying out mindfulness techniquesContinue Reading “Silence and Sonder”
I may have already written this in another post, I’m not sure and I don’t feel like looking, (sorry for the abruptness, bad day) but when I was younger I had some strange idea that I wouldn’t live to see eighteen. I’m not really sure why, it might be that my younger brain couldn’t actuallyContinue Reading “Life”