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Why Learning is so Important to Healing

I facilitate a dissertation support group call for those embarking on this exciting journey of academic exploration. I love the group experience because I get as much as I receive, and it keeps me in the loop with emerging thought leaders. 420 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

Time to Crash The Party

Everyone loves a party because they’re fun! Parties give us a chance to spend time with friends, eat good food, and most of all laugh. Parties are often about celebrations. 406 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

I Put What, Where?!?

In the spirit of really sharing what life is like with a chronic, progressive neurological illness, I felt like this too should be something you should get to know.  387 more words

Life With PLS

Living With Illness

from my COOL WRITING file (written December 27, 2009):

I imagine that living with a chronic, debilitating illness is like having a hateful relative living in your home. 17 more words

Queer

Now Leaving Crazy Town

June has been incredibly busy and full of changes and crazy!

Duke started out the month with a serious back issue that at this point seems relatively well-managed with medications.  684 more words

Life With PLS

Feel The Burn

I just returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic. My parents brought the family together to spend time together and celebrate us as a family. 641 more words

Coping With Chronic Illness

This is not a poem

This isn’t a poem, this is a post about anorexia. 

Mainly, because I need a quiet space to say this shit. This corner of the internet is my space – a place where poems usually float about and strangers from other creative islands send back messages in bottles. 1,018 more words