Down the rabbit hole.

When a friend asks you how long you usually have to wait this type of thing out, you falter. Because usually, it lasts a few days. But once, it consumed an entire year of your life.

On being "Sick."

I’ve always wanted to be the good girl, and in sickness, that has translated to a desire to be “the good patient,” an ideal that this book has made me realize is impossible to attain –– because it doesn’t actually exist.