Finding Community in Adversity

I’ve always been an introvert at heart. I don’t dislike people, it’s the opposite in fact. But when I spend a lot of time around people, by the end, I’m all peopled-out and need some quiet time to be with myself and my thoughts. My brain gets time to relax, no longer needing to be … Continue reading Finding Community in Adversity

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Gastroparesis; Your Questions, My Answers

As many of you know, Gastroparesis is one of the conditions I deal with due to my genetic condition. What happens with gastroparesis is that it makes my stomach be really awful at digesting food. Because of that, I use TPN and a bit of tube feeds in order to “eat”. August is gastroparesis awareness … Continue reading Gastroparesis; Your Questions, My Answers

Untangling Self-Worth from Productivity

When browsing social media, my feeds are regularly heavily populated with cute graphics sporting quotes encouraging its reader to “hustle harder”, with advertisements linking to blog posts teaching you how to make more money and be more successful, with influencers constantly promoting the newest and hottest products, and with people romanticizing a life of little … Continue reading Untangling Self-Worth from Productivity