Scleroderma. Lupus. Hypothyroidism. Chronic Hypertension. Infertility.
2. Book- My Brother, by Jamaica Kincaid
6. Synergy- Nighttime sleep aid
Contents of the black bucket-
7. Icy Hot
14. Post Its
16. Nitroglycerin Patches
17. Pill box
19. Reading Light
20. Gauze pads
21. Heating pad
Jasminne Mendez is a Latino Book Awards- First place award winning author, performance poet, actress, and educator. She captivates audiences through the passion and energy of her words and voice. Mendez has performed her poetry in venues all over Houston, including the MFAH, Rice and the Alley Theatre. She has shared the stage with respected writers and poets, notably, Sandra Cisneros and Taylor Mali. Mendez has been published both nationally and internationally, and her first multi-genre memoir, Island of Dreams, was published by Floricanto Press. She is currently working on her second memoir, Thick Skinned, about her life living with chronic illness.
For more about her journey with chronic illness visit her blog at http://chronicbrevity.blogspot.com/
For information about her work, performances, and latest publications visit her incredible website http://www.jasminnemendez.com/