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The Narrative

My Brain Aneurysm:

A Life Shift and New Normal

iPhone self-portrait | 2019

Weeks after my forty-fifth birthday I was diagnosed with bubble brain. My neurologist didn’t use those exact words, but I’ll take a sugary colloquialism over the cold slab of Cerebral Aneurysm any day. Hearing this news punctured my breath and siphoned my spirit in ways I couldn’t understand, but many people do.




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