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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


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