Live like a Warrior

"Fight like a warrior" - Matisyahu In the chronic illness community, there is some debate about whether or not being called a "warrior" is a good thing. This is because a warrior is related to fighting which could mean that one is fighting themselves constantly. And while that is a distinct possibility and there are…

A Trip to the Neurologist

Today I went to the neurologist for my migraines which have been worsening over the past year and a half.  I've been in and out of doctor's offices for my migraines for over a decade now. I've tried over a dozen migraine medications, neurologists, ENTS for vertigo and so on.  But recently everything has been…

Off to see The Wizard

  I know I didn't post last week that's because me and the fam (Aaron, Reid and I) were off to Oz! And by that, I mean the Land of Oz in Beech Mountain North Carolina. This is basically my dream come true. I have been obsessed with all things Oz-related since I was in the…

Strep-Gate 2018 Part two

This blog post is a continuation of Strep-Gate 2018 Part One. Please be sure to read that before reading this one to get the full story.  Heads up- sorry this is a bit long... it was short ... until it wasn't anymore. It has a fun surprise ending that just happened and you'll see what I…

Strep-Gate 2018 Part one

September 2017: How it began My throat started hurting pretty innocuously in September 2017. I didn't take my stock in it because I was busy. I was eyeball deep taking four graduate classes and doing my internship at Voices for a Second Chance working with recently released citizens who were either released from the DC Jail…

Hey antibiotics, good to see you again!

  Hey friends! I know it has been forever. Let me just tell you, grad school and chronic illnesses are kicking my butt...along with some other stuff, that I will surely get into soon. I barely have time to eat and sleep, let alone keep up with a blog. But the good news is I…

Hey friend, where the heck have you been?

I have literally abandoned my blog. How sad is that? And it is not because I am feeling all better because I am most certainly not. If anything all my health stuff just keeps getting more complicated and worse even.  But I have been insanely busy in grad school. Grad school with my internship has…