Endometriosis. Hashimoto Thyroiditis. Raynauds. Migraines. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Chiari Malformation Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Degenerative Disk Disease. Symptomatic Tarlov Cyst. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.





1.     Tulip Lamp- given to me 15 years ago by a dear friend. Holds fond memories.

2.     A candle- sometimes life is better by candlelight. Use for wishing and planning.

3.     Inhaler- For night asthma attacks.

4.     4 black hairbands

5.     2 hairpins

6.     Two rocks from the Elwha River mouth- One of my favorite places to be.

7.     Little jar of sand from the Elwha River.

8.     A rabbit mug- given to me by a dear friend.

9.     A post it- with my brothers wedding dates on

10. A post it- “The medical narrative is a marriage of scientific and political metaphors.” –Sally Gadow

11. Post it- “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest.” John Muir

12. A post card from a dear friend- “Dear Em- The future Mr Gittes the future, Jamie.

13. Three pencils- with erasers.

14.  Eleven pens

15. A thermometer

16. A mini light

17. Clementine Ginger body lotion

18. Magnesium oil- use it for migraines

19. Hand cream

20.  Six books:      The Lonely City by Olivia Laing           

                               Artful, by Ali Smith

                               The Alchemy of Illness, by Kat Duff

                               Not That Kind Of Girl, by Lena Dunham

                               Painted Shadow, by Carole Seymor-Jones

                               Women Who Run With The Wolves, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes, PHD

21. One box of tissues

22. One plastic snail- I love snails, they bring me magical comfort

23. One stack of yellow post-its

24. One walkie-talkie- for my boyfriend and I to chat when he is in the garage.

25. One hanging beaded snail thing-made by my sister when she visited.

26. One massaging roller- One of my tools for pain

27. One bookmark about wolves.

28. A flashlight- I always want to be prepared for power outages. I also think flashlights are romantic.