It’s ok to talk about chronic pain

]After my flare at the end of last year (which I talk about a bit here), and the months of getting through it, I started reading a book on pain called Pain: The Science of Suffering, by Patrick Wall, the guy who literally co-wrote the textbook on pain. I took my time, just recently finishing it, and figured I’d share some of

On reading (dangerously) and writing

I have been an aspiring writer for as long as I can remember. Which means that I think about writing all the time but rarely write outside of schoolwork. And when I do write, I’m mortified when anybody actually reads it. (Funny story. I began writing a novel a few years back,  I was so worried that someone would actually read this novel in


Resolutions: Failures and Successes

Did you make a new year resolution this year? I didn’t. I’ve never been big on making resolutions. I’ve had the same resolution for as long as I can remember: eat slower. And it’s been the same resolution for as long as I can remember because I still eat too damn fast. Like every meal will not only be my last,