My Story

The road to physical therapy school

It occurred to me recently that I really haven't talked much about my progress towards becoming a physical therapist on this blog. So, if you're curious, here's my deal: I have a Bachelor's degree in the humanities.  My concentration was social theory, with an emphasis on gender studies. My goals, when I was in college, were focused… Continue reading The road to physical therapy school

Creative Writing, Inspiration

Reading List: Vulnerability

This is the question that has consumed me recently: how do people take their most precious and guarded memories, and spin them into stories, unfurling them to the world? It seems so easy when other people do it-- when you read a famous, heart-wrenching novel for class, and analyze its themes. “I could do that,”… Continue reading Reading List: Vulnerability

My Story

Sense of Place

Ironically, I have a feeling this is going to be somewhat of a meandering post... because I have a lot of thoughts I want to share on the topic of staying in place. I moved somewhat recently (last spring) after living with family for several years. I didn't move far (still in the suburbs of… Continue reading Sense of Place

Chronic Pain

How a physical therapist helped me through my lowest point, Part 8

This is the eighth post in an ongoing series.  If you would like to start from the beginning, click here. The last post in this series was the hardest to write, and that's why, of course, it took me so long. I was just starting to get a handle on things by my sixth visit.… Continue reading How a physical therapist helped me through my lowest point, Part 8