On Turning 20 & Decision Making

I've had this sense of impending doom overhead for the last little bit. It first started out with my birthday last week. Last years birthday wasn't so great. I had just been discharged from the most mentally, physically, and spiritually draining hospital stay. Needless to say, I didn't have the energy nor necessarily the desire … Continue reading On Turning 20 & Decision Making

Gastroparesis: The Basics

Picture the worst stomach flu you've ever had. Imagine the nausea, how awful you felt, how you couldn't keep any food down. Now, imagine that feeling never ever went way. You thought you just had a flu but you never got better. That's what it's like living with gastroparesis. Out of the handful of diagnoses … Continue reading Gastroparesis: The Basics


They say there are 5 stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Though I'm not terminally ill and grieving the future loss of my life, I definitely have grieved for the loss of my old life. The one where I had boundless energy and a love of food. Where I was physically fit … Continue reading Acceptance