About Me — Jackie Olsen
My many stories
Writing a life story involves choices; do you imbue it with tragedy, with triumph, with a particular history or perspective? I will begin with the history of my body.
I had a strong body when I was young and into my 20s when I started to have pain. It was a distinct pain in my gut, a pulling pain that landed me in the hospital, where they were stumped. Why the pain? Was it female…