Grad School · Mental Health · Personal · Short-term/Acute Illness · Social Justice

Learning to Walk and Chew Gum at the Same Time During a Pandemic

Understanding and respecting limitations while grieving losses of freedom at the same time.

Chronic Illness · Personal · Short-term/Acute Illness · Social Justice

My Body Is a Weapon: Being Thoughtful As a Lower-Risk Person During COVID-19

Why it’s important to convince yourself to care.

Chronic Illness · Chronic Pain · Mental Health · Personal · Recovery · Short-term/Acute Illness

A Moment of Learning to Live (Visibly and Differently) with Less Shame

I was tired of saying goodbye to help and hello to societal expectations that give me unnecessary pain – so I stopped.