south south bronx

Three days of steroids, hydrocortisone, and two types of antihistamine later, my hives seem to be improving. This was the first day this week I haven’t spoken to a doctor, or gone to buy medication. Things are looking up! And my skin looks pretty awesome too… fading red marks all over the place, covered in bruises from itching. I’m just ...

or a mandoline.

OH HOLY CRAP. So, why I haven’t been back to say hi this week is because I’m covered in hives. This is an entirely new phenomenon to me, as the last time I had them I was 6 months old. They determined at that point that I was allergic to penicillin, and I’ve never reacted to a thing since. I ...

what are they doing in there? 1

DUDES, THERE ARE DEMONS IN MY HEAD. My sinuses, specifically. I’m not sure what’s up, but what I do know is that the neti pot is the greatest thing in medical history (does that count as hippie medicine?), and that I’m pretty sure I don’t have a cold. Just demons that make me cough and fill up entire landfills with ...

much improved.

I think my boyfriend was patient zero for the Great Influenza Outbreak of Aught-Eight! Everyone seems to be coming down with it now. I knew things were not going to go well when we were playing Guitar Hero on Valentine’s Day, and I was too exhausted to keep going. I had a hundred-degree fever, but was determined that we were ...