Diagnosis

Teshima: On Hearing Loss, My Son, and the Sea

There’s the lingering fear that I’ll no longer be able to hear my son’s voice.

Jan 30, 2017
A Disaster Not to Be Found: On Survival (and Ultrasounds)

It had all started about five or six years earlier, around the first time I fell in love. I didn’t know when it would end.

Jan 25, 2017
A Strange Language: How a Chronic Heart Condition Has (and Hasn’t) Changed My Life

Sometimes I’m convinced no other person will ever know my fragile heart the way I do.

Jan 24, 2017
Strands: On Cancer, Hair, and Grieving a Stranger

“She touched my hair with fingers fluent in love.”

Dec 12, 2016
No Satori: Living Between Noise and Silence

“Our ability to attach layers of memory to sound makes us human.”

Nov 22, 2016
Living in the Labyrinth of My Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

“Perhaps the point of a labyrinth is not to find the exit.”

Nov 16, 2016