In the game of life, there are no time-outs. There are no water breaks or substitutions. (Not even a complimentary orange slice to be found. A sham!) The referee doesn't blow the whistle at the first clap of thunder. There is no locker room to wait out the storm. In … [Read more...]
Restarting My Hard Drive
In short, my body broke in 2011. My hard drive crashed, my wires got crossed, my crayon box lost the primary colors... you get the idea. This blog started as the story of my trip to the Mayo Clinic and how I planned on regaining my life in 2012. Turns out I did regain my life, but not exactly as I planned. This is the story of medical drama, heartbreak, much laughter, and an abundance of gratitude.
My goal for 2015 was to stay out of the Operating Room. Well. I made it to March 23rd? 2 months and 23 days, baby! WOOOOO!!! (Sarcasm) BUT. I’ve decided this surgery doesn’t count as breaking my goal. And I make the rules, so ya know, yea…totally doesn’t … [Read more...]
I've decided to give myself a gift this holiday season. It hasn't held space on my Amazon wish list, nor have I ever written it at the top of a hand-scrawled Christmas list (so it's clearly not a pony). I'm fairly confident it was not a popular item on Black Friday, nor … [Read more...]
People. A momentous day has occurred. I left the house, in a car, that I was driving! [Insert girly squeal mixed with the Hallelujah chorus] After over a month of near house arrest, I busted out the front door like it was my last Economics class in … [Read more...]
Do you ever have those moments where you stop, slap your hand to your forehead, and realize that you had the PERFECT Halloween costume, and you didn't even know it? (No? Hmm...maybe it's just me...awkward...) People. I was dressed up as a Jack-o-lantern on Halloween, and I … [Read more...]
PEOPLE. Today was sort of epic. Scratch the “sort of” part. THIS happened: You know what’s NOT under that gauze? A feeding tube, that’s what! (Also, I just bared my midriff on a public forum…does that make me a reality tv star now?!?) People. I pulled the … [Read more...]