Category Archives: Health

My first run back

I decided not to worry about running while I was abroad. It was only nineteen days, and I knew each day would be packed, so a commitment to running while I was there would only make me feel bad about … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: Salus

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. For a while I was sick. I went to all sorts of doctors and had all sorts of tests and then … Continue reading

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5-year rewind: To reach the goal is nothing else but the will to go

In honor of my five-year anniversary blogging at Felice Mi Fa, I am sharing five of my favorite, most meaningful posts. I have always really liked this post entitled “To reach the goal is nothing else but the will to go“, which … Continue reading

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What my digestive system taught me about being human

Like a lot of people diagnosed with chronic illness, the diagnosis turned my questions from vague (“What the heck is wrong with me?”) to the very, very specific. Because I fancy myself a delightful patient, I like to imagine that … Continue reading

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Being fed

Then taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd. They all ate and were satisfied. And … Continue reading

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Seven ways I’ve been fueling myself in 2013

Tomorrow is the first of June, which up until I did the math a moment ago I thought marked the halfway point of the year. Turns out we are only 5/12ths of the way through the year, but that won’t … Continue reading

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Learning a new language

In just over a month I will fly to Rome and stay in Italy for almost three weeks. It has been five years since the last time I traveled to my favorite destination. That last trip was the occasion for … Continue reading

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Seven things I’m working on this summer

With the weather finally turning warm in Boston, I am starting to dream of the semi-leisurely days of summer that are right around the corner. Slowly my academic-year responsibilities drop off, and I have more time here and there. This … Continue reading

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Life before adulthood: to remember or to forget

Three days after the shooting in Newtown, CT, I had a flare of Crohn’s symptoms so bad I thought I might have to go to hospital. After not being able to keep down any food or drink all day, moving … Continue reading

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Seven great things from a talk with Paul Farmer

Earlier this week I attended a talk titled “Accompaniment: Liberation Theology, Solidarity, and a Life of Service“, with Paul Farmer of Partners in Health in conversation with  Roberto Goizueta of Boston College’s Theology Department. It was a well-organized and inspiring … Continue reading

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