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It’s been a while! I can’t remember the last time I talked about my health on the blog so I thought I would give an update on all things chronic pain, brain tumors, and disability.
What, like it’s hard?
“Oh my God, it’s so great to see you! What have you been up to since school?”
Mental health is just as important as physical health.
This time ten years ago, I left the bubble and comfort of my home, my friends, and my family to move about 1,000 miles north for college in Oregon. Because this is a sort of anniversary of sorts, I thought I would write a letter to that scared, barely eighteen-year-old who was about to embark on this overwhelming journey.
September is National Pain Awareness Month, something that I didn’t know existed, but I’m here for it. This is just a little stream of consciousness about my own struggles with pain.
When I started this blog in February 2018, I set out to cover all types of content. This would be a space for me to get things off my chest, or to just rant and rave about things that excite me. And for the most part, that’s what I’ve been doing.
When you get older, birthdays get weird. My birthday used to be an event—and now I just want to avoid the day. I hope I get to a point where it’s fun again. Last year on my birthday, I did a post of 27 facts about me. So this year I thought I would do 28 random questions. I pulled these questions from all over the internet.