wiper fluid

I’m only out of windshield wiper fluid when I turn a corner. When I’m driving down the road straight, the fluid level is steady, the sensor is not triggered, the light’s not on. And I don’t have to worry about it. I know how to fill up my windshield wiper fluid, of course, and I know that I can do it quickly and cheaply. But it is one of those things that I cannot be bothered to deal with. It’s just one more thing on the list that feels impossible to tackle right now. Don’t tell my dad this. Things…

march

I was raised in a family of healthcare professionals. I have parents and sisters and aunts and uncles and friends working in healthcare in some capacity. I even worked in healthcare for a minute. In many ways, I am grateful for this. My mom recognized how sick I was in high school because of her training, and she taught me how to advocate for myself with the doctors and specialists I would meet down the road. I learned how to read my own blood test results as a teenager which equipped me for years of my own illness but also…