Pandemic Fatigue is a Poor Excuse for Your Lack of Empathy

It’s one thing to be sick with a virus that’s walloped the world for 2 years now. But’s entirely another to deal with the fallout of what people say to you about said pandemic. Now that I don’t feel like my life is immediately in danger, I am getting so hurt and frustrated over what […]

Long Covid Mystery Symptom – Micro Cuts and Tears in Skin

I’ve had skin problems since I was a child. Going to the dermatologist has been the norm for me since the 1980’s. I have been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis, ichthyosis vulgaris, pompholyx (dishydrotic eczema), scalp eczema, and intertrigo. I am no stranger to skin problems. But since I was diagnosed with Covid-19 in January 2022, […]

Narcolepsy, Necrophilia, and National Public Sleeping Day

This morning while trolling the interwebz, I found an article that caught my attention. Today is┬áNational Public Sleeping Day. According to the article, National Public Sleeping Day was established on February 28, 2011, and it is celebrated by taking a nap in public. A 2012 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found […]

Blogging Everywhere But Here

The last month has been pretty crazy for me. I’ve been doing lots of blogging, just not on this site. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I decided to have weight loss surgery. On February 7th, I underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. I decided to publicly share my surgery journey, and created the blog […]

Beauty and the Bypass

I’m excited to announce two things: I’ve been approved for weight loss surgery, and will be undergoing laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on February 7th. I’ve decided to share my weight loss journey publicly, and have launched a dedicated blog to document the process. It is called “Beauty and the Bypass.” If you’re curious to […]