Life in the Margins

Last week I came back from a holiday at home for Labor Day and found myself surprisingly sick. It crept up on me in a way I wasn’t used to. Because of my autoimmune issues, I can usually tell when I’m on the verge of sickness and my immune system has been beat down. But... Continue Reading →

In The Blood

Have you ever looked at your blood under a microscope? What do you imagine you’d find there? All your little red blood cells whizzing around like an episode of “The Magic School Bus?” While it wasn’t quite a Ms. Frizzle-worthy magical experience, I do feel like I learned quite a lot from seeing the life-giving... Continue Reading →

Immune Disorders and Why I Can’t Seem to Take a Sick Day

Let me tell you a little bit about immune disorders. If you didn’t know…they suck. (But I imagine you could guess that.) It’s really easy (and almost mandatory these days) to suffer silently from them. Because you’re suffering silently. It’s difficult to justify taking a “sick day.” My body is pretty much always in this... Continue Reading →

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