I don't remember how to do this - the blogging thing. I used to write almost every day and sometimes more than once a day. I used to sit in front of my computer all day watching TV and playing Minesweeper. When I had a thought worth saying out loud, I would blog it. I don't remember how to do that.
I want to write about VX-770 finishing phase 3 clinical trials and VX-809 not being far behind. I wrote a post about my future when these drugs first looked promising. I was thinking about all the possible things I could do - finish college, have a career, have a family. I haven't thought much about any of that since because I didn't want to hang all my hopes on one drug. I didn't want to be disapointed when the trials went poorly and the drugs never became a reality. But now they are a reality.
Back in 2008 I wrote:
"and omg this could happen before Darin graduates college!"
That wasn't a terrible guess as to when the drugs would come out - my brother graduated college this past spring.
These drugs are here and my dreams are back. I don't know what to dream about yet, except a family. I know that's what I really want in life. I want a family and to finish my book. If I would just sit down and write more the 2nd one would come easily.
I think I need to re-learn how to dream big.
France won the World Cup and all I got was a lesson in how to chill out - On Sunday I befriended a 20-year-old French kid named Etienne while sitting on the concrete railing of a walkway leading down to the Seine. We were gathere...
1 day ago