“I’m so sorry this is happening to you.”

There are a few things medical professionals have said to me that have really stuck: “I’m so sorry this is happening to you”, “I don’t know how you are still working”, and “there really isn’t anything we can do”.  Listen, folks, working is hard on your body. It’s hard on a healthy body, so when you are suffering with chronic […]

Why I Quit My Job Over a Chair

  The first time I had an appointment with a specialist about my back, I was in elementary school. If there is a word for the opposite of a hypochondriac, then that’s me as an adult! I will say “it’s fine” when it is clearly not fine. When I finally surrender to going to a doctor, it’s BAD. Numerous appointments and imaging, […]