Yesterday’s dressing change was a typical one – her being this sweet kid going in – then, in recovery, turning into this demon child! 317 more words
Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks its healthy tissues. This may cause inflammation, pain, swelling, and damage. Most common symptoms to Lupus patients include fatigue, fever, joint pain, extreme sun sensitivity, weight loss, hair loss and a lupus rash. 117 more words
Why I never get anything done.
So first of all, just disregard the oxygen tubes and machine I cart around. Totally forget about the bag of pills, the order of bedrest, the spine fusing together, the two shunts I had put in my head over Christmas, the hearing aides, the chemotherapy scars, and the crackling noise I make when I move. 496 more words
…then you will be crying.
I can recall the first time I genuinely paid attention to a feminine product commercial on television. Watching several women congregating around a kitchen table, talking about their cramps and bloating, wondering aloud “Do women really talk about their personal business so freely?” 249 more words