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I didn’t ask to be essential

This is something I have been thinking about for a while now, and I'm still unsure of how best to phrase my thoughts

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Allergic to Life

Right now I’m doped up on Benadryl, fading in and out on the couch watching HGTV As normal as this sounds (at least for me) this is new. I’m allergic to a few things: cats, dust, the growing stupidity of this nation, but usually my reactions are mild. A bit of sneezing, watery, itchy eyes,… Continue reading Allergic to Life

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On Living with a Chronic Illness During the COVID-19 Panic

First, I would like to say, for all you healthy folks out there, please relax. Yes, we should be taking this outbreak seriously, but stockpiling soap and toilet paper is not rational. Did you never wash your hands before this? Frankly, the fact that it took a new virus to make you think about washing… Continue reading On Living with a Chronic Illness During the COVID-19 Panic

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To Find, or Not to Find: That is the Question

The first week of school is finished and capped off with a 3-day weekend. No class on Labor Day, so I have another week to finish the readings I was assigned. Once the weekend came, all I could think was thank God. I have organized my schedule so that on most days, I only have… Continue reading To Find, or Not to Find: That is the Question

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Congratulations! You’re Having a Panic Attack!

With final exams and semester-long project due-dates right around the corner, I thought it would be helpful to post about what to do when you’re having a panic attack, and how to help yourself through it. What is a panic attack? A panic attack is defined by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America as… Continue reading Congratulations! You’re Having a Panic Attack!