I want to be the image of health that I’ve presented myself as. The go-getter who hits the gym daily, eats the right things, and gets enough sleep. But my reality is far from that because my illness doesn’t allow for it.
We don’t always write about the people who flatter themselves thinking we do. We don’t always shine a spotlight on every story.
You don’t know a thing about fine wine but pretend you do. All you care about is high-content low price.
In professional settings, the responsibility of speaking about medical conditions in a neutral, edifying way should not fall exclusively on the client. It is the medical professional’s duty to use language that does not promote harmful, ableist stereotypes.
Leverage your commute. Whether it’s listening to an audiobook, making your grocery list, or budgeting out your week – use your commute to accomplish something on your list or open up your mind to aid in more productivity the remainder of your day.
“Your hair is your single greatest accessory. Love her, take care of her. It’s the crown you never take off.”
Doing something you “love” doesn’t mean you’ll love it all the time.
We can never judge another person’s relationship. We’re always on the outside.
Treat everyone with respect, whether they’re an intern or seasoned veteran.
It is with a heavy heart I must make the announcement that, yes, I will be continuing my unhealthy coping mechanisms from the last 23 years of life indefinitely.