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So, I have been unofficially diagnosed with POTS. The cardiologists want to do the tilt table test in a month to confirm, just so they can say with certainty that my status as a hospital inpatient isn’t going to give them a false positive result. 374 more words

But You Don't Look Sick



Thank you for stopping by to read my blog.  My name is Hannah and I’m 24 years old. I am (among many things) a perfectionist, and this character trait has stopped any previous attempts to start a blog from achieving fruition.   283 more words


The Rest of the Food Allergy Puzzle, Kind Of

On top of the skin testing, Dr N ran some blood panels. One panel was for candida yeast, one was a liver panel that was ordered preemptively because it’s necessary for the candida yeast treatment, and one was to check the likelihood that I could have an anaphylactic allergic reaction. 702 more words


Takeing tubes down the nose. 

I knew it was going to happen. As soon as I stepped into hospital on Friday I knew I was going to have to get another feeding tube. 191 more words


Head extraction

It was a migraine hangover day that could’ve rivaled the flu. On top of that I woke up with horrible mouth pain. I couldn’t even pinpoint which tooth hurt because my whole right side of my face hurt. 92 more words

#docBurnout2015- self-care addition

First of all, anyone who puts themselves out there, you are BRAVE– your voice matters and adds value to the discussion. Whether you are (writing or tweeting or anything in between) doing this to get your voice out there, wanting to be a part of a community and not feel alone, educating the world around, etc, etc- … 973 more words


That's a Nice-Tat!

Ok so last week was a little busy, but to be brutally honest all I did was sleep and work. When I don’t have to go to work I usually like to get out of bed pretty sharpish but last week was the opposite of that. 852 more words