I used to love my body. I still love my body. I love the amazing things it can do despite being plagued by illness. I just don't love the way it looks. But that’s okay with me.
*Please subscribe to my blog below* I've never been one to protest, well, unless you count not shopping at a certain large retail store whose name rhymes with Falmart. So what I'm about to ask of anyone reading this might seem a bit hypocritical. But that's okay, I'm gonna ask anyway. Those of you who [...]
*Please subscribe to my blog below* I was completely naked for the better part of an entire year. I wore no clothes. None. Now, before you file this post away on your "too much information" (TMI) blacklist, first let me promise to keep the intimate stuff to a minimum. That being said, some stuff may [...]
In October 2015, after nearly a year of being bedridden and receiving no medical treatment, I finally got to see a doctor. I shouldn't say I saw him, because well, not only were my eyes completely covered during the appointment, we weren't even in the same room. In fact, the appointment consisted of the doctor calling [...]
The room is completely dark, even after I take off the washcloth and tanning goggles shielding my eyes from encroaching light. When Ryan Prior interviewed me for Forgotten Plague, the documentary he co-directed about MECFS, the body I had worked so hard to obtain was slowly wasting away, but little did I know at the time [...]