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World In Motion: Part II -- Middle of a Health Storm

WORLD IN MOTION: PART II

While in the midst of a health storm...
By Lu Sobredo

(I live with a crippling chronic autoimmune illness known as Rheumatoid Arthritis or RA. When I was hit by another personal health storm in December 2018, writing about the experience was my refuge. All the while, my family faced the journey in the ensuing months in 2019, winter storms have also descended on California. To get the backstory, find out here: World in Motion: Part 1.)
The week of February 10, 2019 ushered in another winter storm that unleashed itself on Northern California. Not a desirable backdrop when unease already simmers within me. Weighing heavily was the uncertainty of a medical condition. Periodic lightheadedness and dizziness have become norm for about two months now. Fortunately, vertigo has not visited since the last attack alerted by body in December. I kept anti-dizzy pill close at hand just in case. Conquering that apprehension has taken precedence. But the turbulent rainstorms were…