“What the heck is wrong with your back?” he said to me, with such shock in his voice that I didn’t know how to respond. What was… Read more “7. What the heck is wrong with your back?”
It all happened so suddenly. No one gave me a warning. No one told me in advance so that I could prepare. But I am pretty sure… Read more “6. The Fork in the Road”
Have you ever cut your finger and not realized it? Somehow, when the adrenaline kicks in, you are completely distracted and unaware of the pain you should… Read more “5. Mirror Mirror”
A few weeks went by and the car accident, meeting Dr. Gray, and telling my family all seemed like a distant dream as I woke up, ready… Read more “4. Old-Dixie”
I’ve talked to so many people who barely remember their childhood, so many people whose memories escape them. Their childhood didn’t entail an array of constantly relevant… Read more “3. Facing the Truth”
The day I was told I had scoliosis.
One defining moment changed my life for the good, for the bad, and most importantly, forever. It’s funny how memories work. Sometimes, when you want to remember,… Read more “1. The Defining Moment”