From on the Fritz to on the Mend: The Invisible Realities of Brain Injury Recovery

It’s a lovely day in the neighbourhood. The sun is blooming, birds are shining, flowers are sing—wait; that’s not quite how it goes. Then it hits you: oh yeah, your brain is injured. These days,…

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COVID-19? Coronavirus? Try adding a different “co” to the mix—community.

Everyone’s got the “CO” on their tongues these days. It’s unavoidable. But rather than losing your thoughts to coronavirus-provoked ruminations and anxieties, let’s talk about the utility of exploring a “co” of a different kind—community.…

A Glimpse Into My Anxiety

I thought my mental state was climbing upwards the past month. Until last week. Last week, anxiety revisited me and culminated in a full-blown panic attack that resulted in me pulling over on the side…

The Granular: Does Adderall Live Up To Its Hype?

This post is the first in The Granular, a series which will detail my experience with drugs, medical appointments, and related incidents since becoming ill with a flu-like illness in 2014. Please note that any…

The Gym and I: Are We On (Again) or Off (Again)?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you. But does it feel good? The answer is supposed to be yes. Upon experiencing the physical stress of working out, your brain releases neurochemicals (eg. endorphins) that…

Got Lyme?

I’m in one of those moods right now where little things that shouldn’t annoy me are getting to me, I wish I had gone to bed earlier but couldn’t because I left packing to the…

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