The Dance Of Autumn

Autumn is my favorite time of the year, hand-down. Living in the desert, the morning chill is always a welcomed visitor. The season of falling leaves and warm lattes is also one of celebrating love, family, and life. Each year, I excitedly await the day where I can break out my chunky sweaters, leggings, and... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #21

Hello loves-- I hope your week has been filled with small moments of intense joy and pleasure, and I hope your carry that happiness into this weekend. Any fun or exciting plans? Any exciting shifts in the weather to indicate that fall is on her way? At time of posting, I'm strapped onto a table... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #20

What are you up to this weekend? I am taking it easy after an eventful, yet exhausting week. After falling asleep during a theater production last weekend, I've decided that I'd much rather sleep than stand in a concert pit for hours. A meeting with two world-renowned infectious disease doctors this week has led to... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #19

Hey there, existential wanderers! How has the last week been to you? I feel like I've been stuck in a modern rendition of Groundhog Day, and I'm just plain tired. Realizing that relentless optimism is not an ally of chronic illness, I've been embracing Stoicism: I can't control external events, but I can control my... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #18

Hey you! I hope you've had a lovely week. It's so hard to believe that September is already upon us. Do you have anything eventful or exciting going on in your world? A huge tree collapsed outside my front door and its chirpy inhabitants have sadly moved on. I've been lonely lately, and thus spend... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #17

Happy Friday, my digital friend! I hope you've had a lovely and fulfilling week. Do you have anything special planned for the upcoming weekend? Last weekend, I spent 24 hours in a remote cabin where I picked fresh blackberries and got caught outside in a downpour (in a white linen shirt, of course). My attempt... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #16

Hello digital adventurers. How has the week treated you? What are you looking forward to in the coming week? This week has been filled with good news--my heart is in good working order and I don't have fungus growing in my brain. Despite a raging monstrosity of a headache, I'm calling this a major win. My... Continue Reading →

Lay Low and Go Slow

Over the last several months, my emotional state has been cycling through periods of relief, anticipation, dread, and hope. In the last nine months, doctors have presented me with the good, the bad, and the uncertain. However, it's only in the last week or so that I've been able to apply the wisdom I have... Continue Reading →

Web Miscellany: Compilation #15

Hello readers, writers, and digital friends! How’s August treating you so far? Is it full of adventure or are you celebrating the last bit of summer downtime? At time of posting, I'm in the hospital anxiously awaiting the collection of cerebrospinal fluid to test for coccidial meningitis and answers as to why my body is not... Continue Reading →

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