The Facts I Would Tell Newly Diagnosed POTS Patients

When I was first diagnosed with POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) I took in the internet with one huge gulp of air. I had to know everything. IMMEDIATELY. I had exactly one million and nine questions. And knowing there were Facebook support groups where I could semi-anonymously ask these questions gave me unimaginable relief. Over...
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Lego—and Let It Go!

I’ve worried you so much, I’m sorry. It’s not so bad. Okay. I ate four garlic rolls and a bowl of pasta twice the size of my head while sobbing over the Disney Channel’s showing of Bolt last night, but COME ON IT’S A SAD MOVIE. The dog gets lost. From its person.  Like, I...
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Will Migraines Never Cease?

I’m just spending my money like it’s going out of style. Every time I get to the register and I can’t believe I’m forking over another $48.72 for whatever I threw in my cart at random at Target I just say to myself: but it turns out you’re probably not having kids–so this is all...
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