GERD, autism, hypermobility

Something that is not an April Fool’s joke. As of April 1, my insurance company now needs prior authorization to fill a prescription for Omeprazole. In the autism spectrum disorder/Ehlers-Danlos (EDS)/Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) nexus, most patients have to manage GERD. Unmanaged GERD leads to asthma and other respiratory problems down the road. Two […]

Monday, Monday

There’s a lot going on. Some great, some awful. Plus I’m anemic and that affects everything. I’ve gotta get that addressed so I’m healthy enough to take everything else on. Yesterday I felt it. My stairs (the worst in all of Christendom) are leaving me winded. I always feel like I need a nap. Or […]


From three days ago. I’m still COVIDy. My hearing’s been off since Spring allergies came along. It’s foggy and misty today. I could tell you that blindfolded. You can hear this kind of day before you see it. They’re quieter. You don’t hear sirens in some other neighborhood. Or music coming from open windows. Or […]

I made soup

I made soup. I made soup when I am sick with COVID. I made soup because I had the ingredients. Because I’ve been taking care of myself when I’m healthy so that when I’m sick there is a margin for error. I made soup because I’ve learned to cook. And because I have things I’m […]