Yesterday, when I woke up, I felt good. I decided to capitalize on the sunshine that has been happily present the last few days, and went for a short run. As my feet hit the pavement, I remarked on how solid they felt. It is good to feel strong. As I ran, I admired the … Continue reading On positivity and thankfulness
Yesterday, I quit my job. I called my boss/host mom and told her I can't do anymore. I've been trying to manage too much and it wasn't working. I was calling in sick once a week and it wasn't fair to them either. I have decided that if I want to get better faster, my … Continue reading Did that really just happen?
I've been struggling today with what I should write about. I was writing a really happy post on Friday morning, with plans to finish it on Friday afternoon, when I was hit with a wave of all-encompassing fatigue. For most of my Swedish class on Friday I was forcing myself to keep my eyes open, … Continue reading Oh so tired
It has been a day. We set our alarms at 3:30am this morning to hopefully catch the election news as it was breaking. We had assumed it would be an early Clinton victory, but when we checked our phones it was too close to call in many states, with Trump leading in a few places. … Continue reading The day I thought the world was ending.
I have chronic Lyme disease. When I say it out loud it doesn't even seem real. There is something living inside of me, a parasite of sorts (although it's actually a bacteria), leeching off of me and interfering with my body's normal functions throughout the day. That last part I was aware of. For the … Continue reading Here We Go.