Turning It Off Time is relative. One hour plagued by boredom is not the same as one hour engaged in excitement; one hour of anxiety is not the same as one hour of tranquility; one hour constantly distracted by communication devices is not the same as one hour focused on [...]
Defining Diabetes I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in April of 2009. I stayed up that night for hours crying, clutching the bed sheets into my tearstained face, knowing that somehow my life was different; I would depend on something more than the standard necessities of life to keep [...]
I remember the first time I stepped into a rowing shell. The boat rocked precariously and the oar felt odd and heavy. Moving through the motions of each stroke
My eyelids drooped slowly. “Just keep them open,” I told myself over and over in my head. I stared at my teacher intently with tired eyes
April 2, 2011: Southwest flight 812, carrying 118 passengers from Phoenix to Sacramento, was at 36,000 feet in altitude when a five-foot long tear opened in the roof of the cabin.