A deafening silence.

This is another installment of my introspective journey after my second stroke, as described here.

Shhh. Silence is golden. I find it more like onyx than gold. Onyx is reflective and shows its imperfections easily, whether it be a smudge, a scratch, or dullness. This is what this newfound silence is like. I’m finally at the point of my life accepting my hemiplegia, my obesity, my incoordination, and my career pause. I no longer feel like fighting against my predicament. I want to lean into it now. I’m enjoying the acceptance, but what I didn’t anticipate was the stillness. I didn’t anticipate…

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I'm a 4th year medical student recovering from two strokes. I'm here navigating my new life & life in general. come follow me! join me! It'll be an adventure!