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Jared’s bleeding hand

Cza / January 5, 2018

No, he didn’t cut himself. The skin on his hand didn’t suddenly pop open and start gushing out blood at random (sorry for the graphic mental image). Yes, this was a random injury. He didn’t do anything to exert force on, or using, his hand, but it happened. He literally just woke up with his hand in pain. It’s just…

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#KnowingLove: Fun Facts About Us!

Cza / December 29, 2017

Hello! We are Jared and Cza, your resident weirdo couple. 🤪 We’re doing this challenge inspired by #TheOliverias / @treszkaoliveria: Knowing Love: Fun Facts about Us! Each of us wrote 10 facts about the other person, and finally both of us wrote 10 facts about us as a couple. Enjoy! The Rules of the Challenge Okay guys, let’s play a…

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UPDATE: “The Mighty” Published My/Our Story!

Cza / December 29, 2017

I’m overjoyed today! Guess why? The Mighty published my/our story! I cannot be more grateful to have been given this opportunity to share our life experiences, that hopefully others might be able to learn from. 🙂 The Mighty is one of my favorite sites about chronic illness, and it actually served as a cornerstone for my undergraduate thesis. I had…

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Self-care break

Cza / December 7, 2017

Yesterday I took a self-care break, as I was feeling really overwhelmed by things. The day started out okay. Right after waking, Jared and I were intimate. I felt connected. I was still a little groggy, but I managed to get up. (Context: I’m no morning person. It’s usually a challenge to get out me out of bed — one…

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Lessons learned from the school of life

Cza / November 18, 2017

I honestly feel like a whole different person while I’m writing this. While yes, I am my old self, carrying my past experiences, I feel like I have aged several years in the span of a few days, due to a single incident that involved my partner’s physical health. What happened was an accident. There is no need to worry…

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