eight things i’ve learned from being sick

A listicle for you today. I was diagnosed with Hashimotos a little over two years ago now. However looking back, the symptoms began much earlier. Being chronically unwell is an incredibly humbling experience. Everything you think you are, as measured by what you do, is taken away. Work, hobbies, community activities, a social life. All that…

and then it all came crashing down

Have you ever known that you should slow down, known that you should say no more often, do all the stuff you’re told to do: eat the right foods, exercise every day, meditate, do yoga, drink more water… yes, if you DRANK MORE WATER (filtered, with fluoride, without fluoride, tap, mineral, never bottled because that…