Navigating the Stormy Seas of Mental Health, pt. 2

See part 1 here I’d like you to remember that there are no medical cures for depression or anxiety disorders, only treatment to lessen or manage symptoms. Doctors or other healthcare providers who currently claim they have cures, whether scientific or pseudoscientific (aka “natural cures”) are being deceptive. With that in mind, let’s look atContinue reading “Navigating the Stormy Seas of Mental Health, pt. 2”

Why are Teeth so Awesome yet so Creepy?

When I was in the third grade, we were learning about teeth. I remember being fascinated by their internal structure: the pulp, the dentin, the enamel. At the same time, it was like bile fascination, since I thought they were creepy little things to look at in real life. Nonetheless, I’d find myself doodling onContinue reading “Why are Teeth so Awesome yet so Creepy?”

On Acceptance, pt. 3

See pt. 2 Headaches and the Hospital Stay 2019 did bring me literal headaches: daily ones I’d relieve with ibuprofen. I continued that habit in January of 2020. I should’ve known better as a PA than to overuse that medication, since it interferes with the production of mucus, a layer of which protects the stomachContinue reading “On Acceptance, pt. 3”