This post is part of a series of experiences on healthcare. From realizations, patient navigation, and the implications of being divided by a border. Symptom: Misinformation and poor communication I tend to do things on my own for most of the time. The idea of self-sufficiency is something that I look up to. When my […]
It was a cold, rainy evening. I had a cold, and I didn’t really wanted to go out. That was my comfort zone claiming its place. I’m glad that I didn’t let it take over. This New Year’s Evening was one to remember. My partner and I made some home made pizza. The pizza base […]
Its been a week of poor sleep. I feel as if my circadian rhythm got shifted. I go to bed, and wake up after three hours on average. This is not my usual self. It’s been months since I had an extended period of irregular sleep. It’s the stress. I’ve been dealing with situations since […]
Mirrors I just crossed the line With graceful movements I saw the evil in my eyes In the mirror monuments Fear screamed from the mirror A fear I couldn’t believe A fear so mysterious A fear with no reason to be Walking forward, with no direction I immerse myself into dimensions Looking for answers, asking […]
Forever After (Anxiety) Feelings That I don’t want That I don’t need Why can’t I just make them disappear? It makes me sad I can’t control it It’s in my mind I can’t avoid it This obsession that I have with my thoughts I cannot stop Why I can’t just shut my […]
I had an anxiety attack while getting ready for my internship. To be honest, I don’t know what triggered it, it just happened. I was doing well for several days. This episode served me as a reminder and a learning experience, too.
During the night I feel them Coming thirsty Eating my will and confidence A thousand hands Reaching to my mind Touching my fears Tempting with my life A voice speaking “Good night” Until I fall sleep Nightmares rising Waking alone Full of marks and scars Inside my thoughts I’m becoming An outsider of my own […]