What It’s Like Having Your Gallbladder Removed

Last Monday I was scared. I was in horrible pain and lying in a very uncomfortable hospital bed when my doctor told me that I would have to undergo a laparoscopic cholecystectomy first thing in the morning. Aside from having my wisdom teeth removed (which, admittedly sucked and I do not mention lightly), I have…

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World Mental Health Week

My experience this past month can best be summarized in a short phrase: When it rains, it pours. Recently there have been issues with our living situation, a stressful period at work, and, most importantly and unfortunately, an extremely close family member was involved in a horrific car accident. And after all of this, I…

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On Weight Loss and Taking a Gym Hiatus

Today’s blog post is going to be a bit more personal, but it’s one that I wanted to share. I don’t know exactly when I first started noticing that something was off, but I had been experiencing issues with my breathing for some time. I’m not sure if it was the extremely arid Arizona climate,…

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