How was I supposed to feel? Then the "why me" question set in. Why did this happen to me? I'm a good person. I have always been kind to others. Why would this happen to me? I went and saw the neurologist (I swear it felt like everything happened within a day, maybe that was … Continue reading (part two) being diagnosed with #multiple sclerosis
What if I wake up blind?Will I end up in a wheelchair?Am I going to be paralyzed?What if no one will love me?What if no one will take care of me?What if people don't want to deal with me?What if I become a burden?What if I pass this on to my children?What if, what if, … Continue reading (part one) being diagnosed with #multiple sclerosis
“When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.”― Jaeda Dewalt Painful experiences and emotional trauma are at the core of making us human. But what happens when those painful experiences or emotional trauma seem like they are too much, or more excessive than … Continue reading trauma and emotional pain can build your #resiliency
As their partner, you stand by their side; supporting them and excited with them about their next endeavor towards residency. You watch them fly out from city to city, doing interviews at hospitals across multiple cities and states. You text from afar telling them they will do great and everyone will love them. You hear … Continue reading relationship with a #medical resident
Finding a counselor is one of the hardest things in my opinion, it's almost like finding your other half. Someone you can openly talk to without feeling any judgement, someone who understands you communication style and can reciprocate it, and someone who you just simply vibe with. You will never get the full benefits of … Continue reading the secret life of a #counselor
Remember when we were teenagers and our parents/caregivers would tell us "no", and we would throw a fit or sneak off and do it anyways? Remember when we would get upset with our parents for not having the right food in the house? (wtf was wrong with us) Remember when we would go to sleep … Continue reading stages of #adulting.