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hard things

Madeline is struggling. There’s T1, and then there’s a significant sensory processing disorder. She hates her body. She feels betrayed. Many times she has asked me “Why did these things happen to me?” Her perception is that no one else in her world—and therefore, no one else—struggles with these challenges. She feels different, damaged, inhibited. … Continue reading

got angry?

I have found myself struggling with an emotion that has come to collect its due. It’s anger. I lost my mother to a rare form of pancreatic cancer just about two years ago. In the time that she fell sick, fought the disease, and died from it, I made a very conscious commitment to myself … Continue reading

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