Snippet-a-Day Memoir 02

5 memoir snippets

Describing an Active Environment

The things and objects in our lives can sometimes affect us just as much as a person.

I was trapped by my tubing, unable to sleep or escape. The display panel on the dialysis machine mocked me with its bright green words suggesting I have a 'good night'. Toxins accumulating in my blood made sleep even more elusive: my skin itched so much I made it bleed, and restless leg syndrome caused spasms throughout my body.

Growing Up Disabled in AustraliaCarly Findlay (ed)Source
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