Drinking as a pastime

This past weekend I was at Splash House in Palm Springs, CA and someone asked me (after I told them I don’t drink) what a guy is supposed to offer me if they can’t offer to buy me a drink.  No one had asked me that before, and I didn’t really know what to answer. Even as I’m writing this, I don’t know.

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Change is hard and uncomfortable

In the past few years, I’ve become more open about my health issues with those around me but this is something I’ve been dealing with pretty much since I can remember. Growing up, I thought everyone’s body was like mine. It wasn’t until a few months before my 27th birthday that I realized something was wrong and I needed to put in work to fix it.

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About me

Hi! My name is Katie and I have mixed IBS (both types of irritable bowel syndrome), severe acid reflux, hyper-acute anxiety, and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder).  I also have a great career that I’m constantly striving to do more in and I have great friends that I like to have a lot of fun with (maybe too much fun). It gets challenging to manage everyday life with these health problems and they’re not easy to talk about.

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