Just a "zebra" trying my best to live life to the fullest with EDS and POTS...and loving the ride.

20 For My 20\’s

Written by Katie. Posted in About Me

What do you do on the last day of your twenties, that you can’t do in your thirties?  I have thought about that today but have yet to figure it out.  Anyone?  Or better yet, any advice on turning the big 3-0?

The following is a list of my top 20 most memorable events, days, occasions, etc. that have happened to me in the last decade of my existence.  (In no particular order).

POTS in Art?

Written by Katie. Posted in POTS Appointments, POTS Awareness

"The Doctor and his Patient" by Jan Steen

I found it!  Ever since I saw Dr. Grubb last April, I have been searching for this painting.  Dr. Grubb had showed me this painting to illustrate how he believes this patient could be a patient with EDS type 3 and POTS.  This painting is from the Dutch realism period, and was painted by Jan Steen in the 1600’s.  The Dutch Realism period was a period when artists began to paint real life…even sick people. 

My Week in Chapters

Written by Katie. Posted in Challenges, Physical Therapy, Teaching

Chapter 1: School

I told Zondra the other day (the afternoon teacher in our classroom) that I finally felt like the kids and I were getting into a rhythm.  She agreed that she felt the same way in the afternoons.

The procedures are established, the kids have adjusted, I have adjusted, and we are finally into the “meat” of things.  Sounds, letters, numbers, the 5 senses, pumpkins, art projects, storytelling, and the list goes on…

EDS Tweets

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POTS Tweets

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