Since I posted last, I have been dealing with migraines on the daily. I have seen my neurologist three times, two for infusions to try to get rid of my dizziness, nausea, etc., and the other to try to see if there was anything else to do to try to help get rid of my … More Perseverance is Key
I can’t believe that we are already one month into 2018!!! I hope everyone had a great time over the holidays and the New Year! A lot has happened since I last posted and I wanted to give everyone an update on what I have going on in my life. First, here is a recap … More New Year, New Me
My long anticipated surgery has finally come and gone! Let’s go over how my day went four days ago (surgery day). I wasn’t allowed to eat anything or take my medicines after 11:30 p.m. However, I was permitted to have clear liquids (water, apple juice, Gatorade) until 3:30 a.m. I didn’t get much sleep, but, … More I lived!
My surgery is coming up and it can be a stressful process both pre-op and post-op. I’ve become accustomed to a certain routine that I follow to make sure everything goes smoothly and as stress-free as possible both before and after surgery. I scheduled my surgery back in August and made sure that I wouldn’t … More Down to the Wire
I’m a firm believer in guardian angels. I believe my great grandparents are my guardian angels and watch over me and are with me at all times. They make sure that I’m okay and safe and that nothing ever happens to me even if they aren’t with me physically. Saints, on the other hand, I … More Angels and Saints
Before I start…I just want to warn you that I don’t have any ill-will towards any of my current or former teachers…this is just some frustrations about my health and school that I’ve run into when I’ve been absent due to medical reasons. Having a chronic health illness or disability is never fun or easy … More Fall frustrations
I’ve been asked several times why I named my blog “Living a Double Life.” Well, I’ll explain why. I don’t live a normal life and I feel like I am constantly feeling the pressure of blending in with others unless I want to get judged. I feel like I have two different lives, one that … More Living a Double Life
So I know it has been a while since I’ve posted but my life has been hectic with school and my life so I wanted to give you an update on what has been going on. I’ve been doing homework nonstop and it’s been overwhelming and stressful but I’ve been able to manage it so … More Update (Jaw alignment, physical therapy, school)
I’m so sorry that it has taken me a month to post! I’ve been extremely busy with doctors’ appointments and with the start of the new school year! I just finished my first week at the University of Cincinnati! It has been a very long and tiring week. I am a full-time student and have … More Back to School!
This past Thursday (July 27), I finally saw my geneticist after waiting three months for this appointment. I saw the same geneticist that I went to when I was a sophomore in high school. My orthopedist referred me back to see him so we could discuss what to do to try to strengthen my bones … More Geneticist