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Right beside you, Anna. The thyroid, the iron, the depression. Forgetting the synthroid because three/four hours sleep night after night causes severe brain fog. Too tired to garden, bike ride, sketch, talk, shower. Getting up for water and a pee is all this body can muster. The intrusive thoughts to give up, sleep forever, if only it was easy…

Relief, “endocrinologist appt this Mon at three” message on my phone.

I believe in angels.

I’ll mention your name.