Gleaning from my own numerous hospitalizations in the U.S. I have some suggestions about what to bring, as well as what to expect from your hospitalization in Germany. Be aware that I am comparing the U.S. system to the German system. Also that I only stayed in one hospital in Germany and your experience and the experience of others may vary.
I actually had my biggest TCK moment when I was filling out my graduation paperwork for college. While sitting down with the admissions office counselor, answering questions about what information they would put in the graduation pamphlet next to my name the counselor asked me where I was from. I sat there completely wide-eyed and I’m certain this was the first time she had ever heard a graduating senior answer this question in the way I did: “Um…can I call my mom and ask?” (Make sure to read Part 1 first if you haven’t!)
This week is World Breastfeeding Week. A week that I’m completely happy is celebrated, but a week that is also hard for me. So I wrote an open letter to all the moms who can’t breastfeed for whatever reason and may also find this week difficult.
Hey everyone! I’m thrilled to announce that I was recently published on The Mighty! The Mighty is a contributor based website for those with diseases, disabilities and mental illnesses. As you may have already read or seen on my social media pages, I have Crohn’s Disease. I’ve had Crohn’s Disease for nearly 20 years. I wanted to share a funny but also very relatable article on being a parent with IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease).