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…

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…