Health Update

Hi friends. I haven't written about my medical status on here in a long while, mostly because I've been feeling great. However, about a month ago, I started having some pains in my abdomen that felt like ovarian cancer pain. Though I see my gynologic oncologist every three months, I gave them a call. I …

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My Long History with Disassociation

I used to think dissociation was an odd type of mental health issue that paired with dissociative identity disorder, DID. After intense periods of reflection and therapy, I realize that I dissociated for nine months last year. And I do it naturally without even thinking about it. This is why I have a very high …

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The Movie That is Oddly Parallel to My Life This Year

Have you seen The Big Sick yet on Amazon Prime? Malcolm recently watched it and told me we HAD to watch it. I was skeptical because Malcolm recently made me watch a documentary called Dear Zachary which hit home so hard that I was beyond crying. I slipped into my trauma response mode and didn't …

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Diet Culture Post Chemo and Surgery

Disclaimer: This post discusses my experience with diets and food restrictions. If that's not your thing, please skip this entry. Before I was diagnosed with recurrent ovarian cancer, I explored Intuitive Eating (IE) for the first time. It was the thing that I had been waiting for all my life. That sounds dramatic, but it's …

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