Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

How I Learned to Love the Brain That Injured Me

Battling the depression that accompanies chronic illness

Photo by Riley Snelling on Flickr

I opened my eyes and blinked away spotted dots, revealing a banal blue sky. The kind you’d expect on a warm California summer day. As the sun beamed down, my fingers grazed the dirt of the ground beneath me. A horse stood across the arena, roaming free and riderless. There was an evident…




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Amaura Thompson

Amaura Thompson

Creative non-fiction and thought pieces based on personal stories. In recovery from a brain injury. Still working on redefining myself.

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