Have a Bear!

Won’t be writing a long blog tonight as I actually have work to do! Wahoo—it looks like the tides are turning and things are getting better. (Well, at least with the possibility of being able to pay my rent this month—I’ve still got a wicked kidney infection and I had to skip cardio rehab this…

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Gift Buying For People With Chronic Illnesses

Holidays are a great time to stereotype people. It just makes gift giving easier. Like people who play sports? You buy them cleats; forget roaming the aisles at Sephora looking for something they just might maybe kind of somewhat enjoy—no. Screw that. Buy cleats. And nerds? Well, that’s an online shopping goldmine. Between videogames, figurines…

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Do Not Faint in The Discount Grocery Store

There’s a first time for everything…and today it was a Kidney Infection. Now I’ve mastered some pretty heroic feats despite my illness. I’ve gone through four years of high school with chronic fatigue. I’ve sat through business meetings while dry heaving into my handbag. I’ve walked up and down my spiral staircase with vertigo on…

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A Little Game of Organized and Disorganized. I Lose.

Of all the things that my chronic illness has made me throughout my life (angry, frustrated, pre-occupied…) I’d like to think that most of all it’s made me organized. Like super-mega-scary organized. Except only with some things. Yes, I am one of those people who can’t sleep at night until everything is off the floor…

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