The Unavoidable: Death

We live. We die. In between, we smile. We laugh. We cry. We inhale. We exhale. The circle goes on and on.

All beginnings start with goodbyes

Black caps with all sorts of colored tassels can be seen flying in the air, and we all know what this means. Graduation season is here! And all the hard work has finally paid off! With the completion of any chapter, one thing is certain. There will always be goodbyes. I dislike the “bye” and preferContinue reading “All beginnings start with goodbyes”

Epilepsy Defeated

The left and the right brain, they didn’t much agree. I had to tell the doctor. It was time for him to intervene. The journey was not pleasant, but neither was it bad. I found strength in my weakness. I found courage I thought I’d never have. I’m grateful for all I’ve been through, ForContinue reading “Epilepsy Defeated”

Monday Reflections: Six Months Seizure Free

  To: My very own Hidden Disorder For the longest time, you controlled me. You held on tightly and wouldn’t let me be. Six months ago today, I made a choice. And I now no longer hear your voice. Our friendly fights are over. There is now a sense of closure. My friendly enemy, it’sContinue reading “Monday Reflections: Six Months Seizure Free”

Finding Strength in Sadness

My heart is heavy. There’s a lump in my throat. I’m trying to stay steady. I’m trying to stay afloat. Why did this happen? This just isn’t right. This is hard to imagine But I need to come to light. This fight isn’t over. I won’t let you down. I’ll regain my composure. And togetherContinue reading “Finding Strength in Sadness”

A Distant and Almost Sweet Memory

The end of normalcy and at the beginning of what felt like the end is where this entry starts. It was two-months after my diagnoses. I was confused and angry. I didn’t know what to do or what to expect. I just knew that life wouldn’t be the same. Looking back at my 20-year-old self, I wishContinue reading “A Distant and Almost Sweet Memory”