Author Archives: Arizela

Flare Ups and Flashes in the Pan

Hello, fellows. I’ve been asked to provide another update on the POTS/IST saga. As people still regularly find their way here, I’m assuming there still isn’t a whole lot out there about these conditions. So… here goes. I am now … Continue reading

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When Life Gets Away From You

Did you ever have a day when so many things kept coming up that had to be handled right bloody now that you felt like you were a spinning top the whole day and the things you meant to do, prioritized … Continue reading

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Conversational Blogging for Professionals

In a fit of nostalgia for ye olde Muse Medicine, and because I clearly don’t have enough to do with my time, despite the 90 hours a week I put into this PhD program and the family who likes to … Continue reading

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PhDepression

So I went into a PhD program this semester, and through a combination of luck and skill and the kindness of strangers was awarded a fellowship, funded by the NIH, to train as a life course scientist. Basically, they are … Continue reading

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UPDATE: IST and My Not-So-Broken Heart

Over the years since I was first diagnosed with IST, I have received many, many well wishes and kindly comments from folks who have found themselves in the same boat. I’ve also been asked for a lot of advice. I … Continue reading

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