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My Valley

To be perfectly honest, the past few weeks have been very difficult. Mostly, that I had two back to back hospital admissions for pneumonia and sepsis. 544 more words


I have been hospitalized four times in my life and partially hospitalized one time. They have all occurred in less than 2 years of time. … 781 more words

The audacious ordinary

I should have written sooner, but it’s been a winter and a spring marked by surgery, hospitalizations, feeding difficulties, and gregarious giggling.  It takes listing it as much–those startling rhythms–for me to note that perhaps there are good reasons for not having written, that this year has been so rough already, three months in, it seems anything but ordinary. 794 more words


Do You Have A Story From The Ward?

Attention Former Inpatients:

I’m collecting stories from all over to curate and feature in a book that will highlight the experiences those had while staying inpatient in a psych ward/behavioral unit at a hospital. 285 more words


Some Facts about the Flu

Every year around this time we are bombarded with news reports about the deadly flu season that’s only going to get worse, how hospitals are struggling to keep up, and that the flu vaccination is only marginally effective. 393 more words

Personal Well Being

Unintentionally Unplugged

I’m experiencing my first suspended service due to being more than two months behind on paying a bill. I tried to pay half, and it won’t let me. 232 more words

Being Poor

Intake Cover Sheet

If you’ve ever had to go through an intake process for your child, you are familiar with the extensive request for dates of treatment, reasons for treatment, etc.  274 more words