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We’re Our Own Bullies

Some time ago I came across a video that was shared on Facebook. The title was "Best Friends Get Brutally Honest About Their Bodies" and I was intrigued. These two friends wrote down what they don't like about their bodies and were then asked to read their lists of thoughts out loud to each other.… Continue reading We’re Our Own Bullies

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My Lyme Rally Experience

May is Lyme disease awareness month, a fact I have been blissfully unaware of until this year. In the months since my diagnosis though I have learned a lot and been quite horrified by the stories I've heard that make my own journey look like child's play. Patients who have been told their seizures were… Continue reading My Lyme Rally Experience

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In Honor of the Greatest Teacher I’ve Ever Known

When I think about the end of my life, whenever that may come, what I would want to leave behind is a life well lived. I would want my family to have the comfort in knowing that I entered the gates of Heaven hearing, "Well done, my good and faithful servant". I would want the… Continue reading In Honor of the Greatest Teacher I’ve Ever Known

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My Support People are Awesome

Living with a chronic illness is hard. Like life-altering, crash-course-in-perseverance, dig-deep-to-find-the-will-to-live kind of hard sometimes. Caring for someone with a chronic illness is also hard. I've had my fair share of encounters with people who make me feel really alone and misunderstood but I am incredibly blessed to have a family that has proven to… Continue reading My Support People are Awesome