Blog: Living Mighty Well

Aubrey Winkie

Find me on:

Recent Posts

Tips For Living The Port Life

 Hey, there! My name is Aubrey Winkle and I am a senior at UT in Austin. I have Lyme Disease and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and as a result, have a Port for my treatments. I do 4 hours of IV infusions every day through my Port. I have had my port for about 8 months now and it has become such a part of my life I barely even notice it anymore. I know it may seem like a big ...
Read More

PICC Line vs. Port: Important Facts to Know Before Making a Decision

Is it time to decide which medical device is right for you? There are a lot of reasons why patients may need to get a peripheral catheter inserted. Sometimes patients are given the option to choose between a PICC line and a Port, but before making your big decision, it's important to know the facts about both medical devices....
Read More

An Open Letter to The Doctor Who Ignored My Illness

  Dear Doctor,  I do not want you to feel singled out by this letter. I am actually hoping you learn something from it and one less person will have to go through the torture I went through just to receive a diagnosis. You were only one of seven doctors who told me I did not have Lyme Disease, even when I said I thought I did. I don’t think you’re completely at fault because it is clear that the ...
Read More

Posts by Topic

see all