Category Archives: About Me

Ups and Downs

Since day one, I had medical issues. For as long as I can remember, and even before that, I saw a cardiologist who monitored my growth, my capabilities, and my strength compared to a normal growing child. During the past … Continue reading

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Sorry Not Sorry

I am sorry I care about what other people think. I am sorry I grew up in an environment in which all that mattered was what other people thought. I am sorry that is how I was raised. I am … Continue reading

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Will It Fix Me?

I’ve gone through two open heart surgeries. I’ve gone through two surgeries to repair my chest wall – pectus excavatum repair. I’ve gone through a cardiac catheterization. I’ve done all the labs for my surgeries. I’ve gone through countless x-rays, … Continue reading

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Day In, Day Out

“You might need surgery again.” He said for the second time after taking maybe an hour listening to my history. This was the first time I met with my new cardiologist; he had no current tests; he hadn’t done any … Continue reading

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My days have been hectic. My days have been busy. My days have been…some of the best ones I’ve lived. You see me running to work early just so I can have fifteen minutes to just breath. You see me … Continue reading

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Wake up. Realize There’s More.

I’m sick and tired of being played. I’m sick and tired of being tortured, manipulated, used. I’m sick and tired of trying to make something meaningful, and getting bullshit in return. To the young females and males out there, who … Continue reading

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Permanent.

It’s been over a year since I first felt a knife plunge into my chest that first night, or that’s how it felt anyway. I remember jumping onto my bed late at night after a wonderful. I laid on my … Continue reading

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Do Not…Even Try…

Don’t tell me I worry too much about others. I remember what it feels like to think no one cares, and I know no one should have to feel that way. Don’t tell me I spread myself too thin. I … Continue reading

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You Got This

I don’t know what’s going to happen in life. That’s the thing about the future, you can’t predict it…you can only write it. You can guess all you want, and you can hope and wish for any future you desire … Continue reading

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Everything That Has Become My Life

A paper I wrote a couple years ago about my freshman year in high school reads: The room was crowded, the people noisy and the environment slightly intimidating. There were people sitting in the chairs, at the desks, on top … Continue reading

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