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one step forward, four steps back: small update

Well unfortunately the incredible high of last week’s ketamine infusion has come crashing down in a most spectacular form. After only ONE day home from UVA, I was readmitted Tuesday night and have been here ever since. Some people have incredible luck but your girl Genevieve, she just doesn’t have much luck! What happened? Well I’ll… Continue reading one step forward, four steps back: small update

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everything was beautiful and nothing hurt: my 3rd ketamine infusion

Hey hey hey! I am sorry to have been MIA on the blog for a bit, its been a very busy few weeks especially for how little I actually leave my house! So here’s a super long blog to make up for my absence. First I went out to Colorado September 30th-October 6th with my… Continue reading everything was beautiful and nothing hurt: my 3rd ketamine infusion

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what if you can’t go back: musings on chronic illness and identity

  I have been thinking a lot about identity and who we all become after chronic illness and pain has changed our whole existence. It’s been on my mind a good deal these past few weeks. As always, I began to write about this if only to sort out my own thoughts. Ironically enough two poignant blogs… Continue reading what if you can’t go back: musings on chronic illness and identity

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the year i broke open (32)

Close to midnight tonight I will turn 33. Its kind of crazy to think another year of my life has passed. Like New Years, I think a lot of us sit down and think about the past 365 days. The trials and the triumphs, stuff we wish had been better, and stuff we are grateful wasn’t… Continue reading the year i broke open (32)

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being patient with my pain

Hey friends. If you follow me on instagram, fb, or have been reading my blog in the past month you may know that my 2nd ketamine infusion was VERY different than my 1rst ketamine infusion both in my experience at the hospital AND afterwards. I am still struggling with an immense amount of pain all day every day.… Continue reading being patient with my pain