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Now I Can Breathe

You know the feeling after some ridiculously difficult ordeal when you're suddenly able to breathe and you realize that you've been holding your breath for a week? I'm there. It's a good feeling to be able to drop the load that's on your shoulders for even a minute. My sister was moved out of the… Continue reading Now I Can Breathe

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Maybe It’s Time to Reassess

We've reached that time of year when everyone's favorite topic is New Year's Resolutions. This isn't about that. Not exactly. It is time to reassess my priorities, and I'm thinking this will take much more than a year's worth of resolve. I had a good Christmas, and I hope everyone else did too. It's actually… Continue reading Maybe It’s Time to Reassess

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Tis the Season… for the Flu

Fever. Cough. Sore throat. Fatigue. Swollen tonsils. Stuffy nose. Runny nose. Stuffy runny nose. Headaches. Body aches. Chills. Crappy sleep. No appetite. Dehydration. Hallucinations. Yes, my friends, tis the season. I've been heavily medicated and couch-bound for the past two days, which doesn't seem like a lot, but when you're there, it seems like eternity.… Continue reading Tis the Season… for the Flu

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Horror Hospital

I cannot stand being in hospitals. I know that that's irrational, that hospitals are places that heal people and help them. Yet of the many experiences I've had of hospitals, I can't help but feel that hospitals are terrible places. My first experience of hospitals wasn't so bad. I'd be in a hospital every other… Continue reading Horror Hospital