Tag Archives: coping

Chronic Illness & Friendships– Some closing thoughts

Epilogue/Afterward  I really appreciate the people who took the time to read what I wrote about chronic illness & friendships and share their thoughts and feelings with me. I’ve learned so much from these conversations. In addition to reassuring me that I … Continue reading

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Accidental Crying & Chronic Illness Feels; Also Reflections on Friendship

This week was not at all what I expected.  On Monday morning I was cautiously optimistic about phd progress as well as closure regarding unsettled/unsettling big life things. Instead, this week I was blindsided by mystery tears and falling apart, and then … Continue reading

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Problems with the trigger warning debate //on being triggered// ableist attitudes about mental health in activist movements

Trigger Warning: explicit mentions of sexual assault, suicide, addiction, domestic violence & other potentially triggering content Trigger Warning specifically for cousins and aunts on my mom’s side: If you are reading this, you might not want to read the middle section … Continue reading

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