Category Archives: life

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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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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Countdown to BSN

That’s how long I’ve got to finish up everything for my Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. The list of things to do by then: Major assignments: CLAS assignment (2-3 pages, single-spaced, referenced) Human Relations Final Paper (4-5 pages, single-spaced) Scheduling … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

I recently explained to my husband the power and meaning of the phrase “be present in the moment.” Rather than having a mind stuffed full to overflowing with all the future plans and past conversations and mistakes and successes, being … Continue reading

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