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Kimi Sorensen
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How the book Wonder Taught Me to Embrace my Scars
I was lying in a hospital bed 3 years ago, alone, the 25 th  day, on the verge of crying, when my phone pinged. I wiped my eyes and looked at my phone. It was a text from my friend Liz. It wasn't a grand 500-word text, it was just very simple, 10-word text ...
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MY Account of what Happened 11 Years Ago Today April 7, 2006.
It doesn't take very much
to bring me back to April 2006. It could be a smell of a nice hot biscuit
absolutely drowning in butter and honey, the get well cards from complete
strangers that I keep in my ripped, taped over first hospital “treat” bag ever,
a b...
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Why I Still Struggle to Talk About My Diagnoses
Thirteen years. To some it is a lifetime. To others it almost seems like a blink of an eye. To me? What if I told you it seemed like both a lifetime, and the blink of an eye? What if I told you that these thirteen years have been the most painful yet the mo...
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The Beauty in Writing a Memoir
        Honestly, like I said in my last post, people have been trying to get me to write a book for years, and I just thought why? You never think “Oh I’m being brave” when it’s about you. You just think, “My only choice is to go along with what they’re sa...
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Embarking on New Territory: But as My Book Says, It's Beautiful
As many of you know, I've finally taken my friends' advice and done something productive with it. I am attempting to write a book. I thought about this long and hard before I started. Am I emotionally ready? Is this going to make me feel awful reliving all ...
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THIS is Why I Do Peer Wise
I just thought tonight was going to be
like every other Wednesday night; Hump Day, the seemingly longest day of the
week. Little did I know it would be the best night, in my entire life so far.
Tonight I got to witness the TRUE reason I do PeerWise; that li...
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When Chronic Pain Left Me With Nothing.........Or Did It?
Chronic pain is sneaky. Chronic pain is relentless. Chronic pain is unforgiving. Chronic pain is isolating. I could go on and on with an entire list of adjectives that let's face it aren't the greatest. But just like a coin, just like a fight between two fr...
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A Letter to Myself Exactly 10 Years Ago April 7, 2006
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Letter to Myself Exactly 10 Years Ago April 7, 2006 Dear 17 year old Kimi,             Where
are you? Certainly not where you remember being 24 hours ago. You’ve switched
rooms and yes you are correct, time has definitely passed. I know you have tons
of q...
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The One Part of Hydrocephalus the Doctors Could Never Prepare Me For
When you receive a diagnosis of any kind, it is automatically followed up with a ton of facts. One of which is DON'T LOOK THIS UP ON THE INTERNET. I never understood this until I did just that breaking Rule #1. When you look up hydrocephalus on the internet...
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