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Apr 2

April 2, 2018

I just want to be normal. Do I tell the truth?

I just want to be normal. Do I tell the truth?

“Just tell the truth. Adults like truth. Then you won’t get in trouble and you’ll still be able to come over.” I was sitting on my screened porch listening to the neighbors children play. I’d just heard the sound of shattering glass as their baseball broke their garage window. I had to chuckle at the statement, and the irony of... Read more

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Mar 19

March 19, 2018

5 No Good Responses to Your Chronic Illness Diagnosis

5 No Good Responses to Your Chronic Illness Diagnosis

How will people respond when we share the most intimate parts of ourselves with them? There’s simply no way to know for sure. It’s almost as though we’re standing in front of them completely nude awaiting our evaluation. And while, I don’t make a habit of standing in front of new acquaintances in the nude that is precisely how it... Read more

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