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September 2016: Weddings and -ologists Galore!

As predicted at the end of my last post, I did not post at all last month because it was busy. Here is how my month went… First up was the wedding weekend. On a Friday, we traveled from Illinois up to Iowa to attend a wedding on Saturday. We thought my body would behave…… Continue reading September 2016: Weddings and -ologists Galore!

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The Personification of My Chronically Ill Body

Even on what is considered a great health day for me, or even when I am doing something I enjoy, nothing is simple. That’s just how it is. The intensity of symptoms is usually proportionate to how much I have recently asked of my body, but I rarely get a break from symptoms being disabling…… Continue reading The Personification of My Chronically Ill Body

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How To Be A Best Friend To A POTSie

I count myself lucky because, although I am extremely sick and can hardly ever socialize, I have held on to a few friends not related to me or long time family friends. I know that sounds sad, but really, considering my limitations, it is amazing. My best friend since I was about 16, Molly, has…… Continue reading How To Be A Best Friend To A POTSie