day s e v e n

I think I'm stuck on an emotional roller coaster. I can feel myself begin to get restless as I'm counting the days since all this happened. I'm closing in on 4 weeks now and while nothing has gotten worse, it definitely hasn't gotten better. This mysterious illness has forced me to take time off work, …

day f i v e

Something happened over night. I'm not exactly sure what it was or how it happened but it was a result of pessimistic thoughts filling the cool night air while I tossed and turned. Perhaps, in the moment of pure surrender did my mind finally feel liberated from the list of questions I had kept track …

day f o u r

No progress, no change. As my body adapts to this perma-dizziness, and slower motor control, I am slowly learning how to change my daily schedule. I am slowly learning to slow down and reduce the amount of stress in my life. It's definitely a challenging journey: there are moments where I feel discouraged, moments of …

day t h r e e

I'm going to keep this short today as I am very feeling particularly exhausted. Yesterday was a lot of frustration and anger. Because half my mouth is numb, eating has been a challenge. I bit my cheek and tongue (hard!) about 6 times in a desperate attempt to eat sushi. Clearly, it wasn't worth it. …

day t w o

Yesterday was an emotional day. There were moments I found myself giving pep talks to myself and then there were moments where I would break down because I was feeling sick of being bedridden, nauseous and dizzy. Regardless of how sad I get though, I recognize that I have an amazing support system and I …

day o n e

Welcome to my new blog everyone! I only say that because in the last six years I have attempted to start blogging but with numerous attempts--and failures--I had realized it was a lot more challenging to keep it up. I had always loved documenting, writing and reading other people's blogs and the more I thought …