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Aug 29

August 29, 2016

3 Epic Fails to Avoid

3 Epic Fails to Avoid

My goal today is to ensure you that you are in fact handling your chronic illness and life in general far better than you think you are. As evidence, I’ll introduce to you a horrifyingly embarrassing collection of personal epic fails from the last several weeks. This is how great my love for you is. I think we’ve talked about... Read more

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May 15

May 15, 2016

A Letter To All Who “Fix”

Dear “Fixers,”   Please.Stop.Fixing.Us. We, the “fixees” beg you. Like salesmen, you come from the woodwork, eager to save us, the chronically ill, from ourselves. Like salesmen, your intentions are (mostly) good. The outcome is another story. Way back in the day, before we had a good grip on things like mental illness, my grandmother would get flustered and say,... Read more

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Feb 4

February 4, 2016

When You Need a Little More Mischief in Your Life

Remember when we were fun? When we laughed out loud, stayed up late and talked about more than symptoms?   Remember when we were known to cause a little mischief now and then and we weren’t the least bit sorry?   I miss us.   You too, huh?   What if it didn’t have to be this way? I mean,... Read more

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Oct 26

October 26, 2015

Everything I Learned About Health From The Vegas Airport

Everything I’ve learned about health from the Vegas airport: On a recent pilgrimage across our great nation, from Florida to Phoenix, I spent a fun-filled four hours in the Las Vegas airport waiting for my next flight and learning about advanced age, limited mobility and what it means for your time at the slots. These are my meaningful observations. Advanced... Read more

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