The things you take for granted

Like walking up stairs, walking a few blocks, bending over to pick something up, sitting in chairs, rolling over in bed, getting in a car… all sadly agonizing when any part of your spinal column is injured. If you’re going to have a spinal injury, I recommend choosing to injur your tailbone. A cracked coccyx […]

Aphasia

On the way back to my apartment, I see my parents have called twice. No message. I call back anyway. “Can you check on B?” Dad asks “She’s having one of her complicated migraines.” Complicated migraines, meaning the vasodialation of the vessels in her brain have depleted blood to certain regions of it, usually the […]