sittin’ with it

There’s this thing people say sometimes when I write about my brain recovery that hops around my mind these days. They say it has given them context for people in their own lives climbing similar barriers. I think about this often because I am writing these experiences out for me, and my doctors, as selfishly […]

Read More

healing: forms

And the form asks if I’m having headaches. I think about my taffy brain, how it’s been pulled and twisted and stretched beyond reckoning. It’s a wonder that it even fits in its original packaging, but it doesn’t fit tidily. It bulges behind my eye. There’s a snake of taffy that winds through my ear. […]

Read More