Posts made in November, 2015

My Wobbly Bicycle, 107

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in Archive | 13 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 107

“So, how are you, three years after your diagnosis?” “Oh, fine.” Well . . . I had this idea I’d be “fine” at some point. The trouble is, I don’t know what “fine” means. These days my body is a carefully monitored engine: the slight pain, the digestive upset, the excessive fatigue, noted with silent blank awareness. Not a story about it, but a noting. A tick on a mental chart. Not at all a constant worry, not that. Just an awareness. I haven’t been able to get past the fatigue. Like an old cellphone, my body doesn’t hold its charge very long. By early afternoon, I’m...

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