I wanted to be one of those women who handled troubles with grace, who people admire because she stayed joyful in all things, but I wasn’t.
My world was spinning – literally. When I woke up in the morning, I watched the walls dance in circles around me. It didn’t stop for days. I walked around my house with my fingertips pressed to the hallways for balance. I slept long hours for just a bit of a break from the vertigo.
When the vertigo stopped, I was left with a constant rocking feeling, as if I were stuck on a boat out at sea. Fighting that dizziness made my eyes ache and my body tired.
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