clearer vision

The other day, I got my glasses and I saw the world differently. I saw the world clearly for the first time since 2010. Meningitis destroyed my eyesight (or was it retinopathy) and for the past seven years, everything has been blurry and I was misinformed and told that glasses couldn't fix things. But when…Read more clearer vision

I hate my body

It's been on my mind a lot lately. I really don't like my body. I've been a thin guy since my first treatment for meningitis in 2008. All that medicine and not eating and vomiting on a daily basis sort of destroyed any musculature I may have maintained from my physically active days back in…Read more I hate my body

Road to Recovery (Part I)

It was D-Day (what I call dialysis day, which happens twice a week for me) yesterday and I was lying on the hospital bed while the nurse was preparing my temporary neck catheter for the procedure and my Mom and I just started talking. We were prompted by the nurse who asked if I was…Read more Road to Recovery (Part I)

Seven years today

At around this time, exactly seven years ago, I got a call from the clinic telling me my lab results from my HIV test had just come in and I had to go there to receive the news. That was exactly seven years ago, August 26, 2008. I consider sort of like my first death…Read more Seven years today