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Sandra Jean-Pierre

Category: Life

Disabled Chronicles, No. 4

I spent the better part of that day saying his name and then uttering an angry curse right after. Or vice versa – which ever came to mind first: the curse or the thought of him. I lamented that, now who was I going to be buying shampoo or mens’ summer shorts for?… after I had spent the night prior planning out my next months’ shopping list. The empty feeling whistled through me much like how I felt after my

Disabled Chronicles, No. 3

My primary disability is like the signature piece to an ensemble that I will never be able to take off. It is the first thing people see when they meet me, one of the only things most remember about me and the thing I must always know how to ‘wear’ well. Where most people have style coaches to show them how to mix and match prints and colors, there is no guide that shows me how to accessorize my disability.

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 7

I’ve been reeeaaalll slack. I had to take about a weeks worth of time to get my body right. Between the frozen greens juice cubes, the greens powder and the turmeric, my body was having none of it. I was actually feeling more sick than well. So I stopped all blends and let my body get a hold of itself. I was doing the most. But I began feeling joint aches after a week and my sleep has been absolutely

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 4

Missed two non-consecutive days worth of blends this week. I thought I would be fine until Mother Nature brought a migraine Tuesday night. Full on. Made sure not to miss anymore blends since the migraine commenced and modified the blend to remove the greens (and increase the turmeric), since the smell of the greens increased my nausea. Managed to make it through the migraine with at most horrible nausea. I had some disturbance with my vision, sense of hearing, sense

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 3:

Still alternating between the Migraine Blend and the Turmeric Milk. I plan to phase out the Turmeric Milk by the end of this month, depending on the weather. If it gets cold enough, I’ll bring it back. If not, I’ll be riding out on the Migraine Blend only come February 1 with the addition of turmeric to offset the turmeric I won’t be getting since I’ll be cutting out the milk. Apparently I did have a migraine last week? I

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