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As I Close In On The Last Days of My 38th Year

This was originally posted on my personal blog, Lilies and Elephants. But it seemed relevant here, so wanted to share!

If you aren’t aware, I love birthdays. 1,218 more words

Mental Health

I'm Tired.

Sometimes Dax Shepard tweets some ignorant shit about how diabetics can’t eat dessert and you see it on Friday night when you’re supposed to be having a good time but then you can’t. 470 more words

The Challenges of being a Male Advocate

I have been a sexual assault victim advocate for 9 years and a proud supporter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Helping people cultivate change is very important to me. 676 more words


On Tuesday, August 21, 2015, after a 12-½ year battle with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), including almost four years’ separation, my husband, Patrick, now with U.S. 983 more words

Guest Contributors

Why I Am An Advocate. (Hint: Because of Steve)

I’m super tired, folks. In the past few months I searched like a maniac for new disability-and-dog-friendly housing in a truly unbelievable housing market;  packed up and moved out of my house and into a new rental, did a bunch of work fixing up (okay… 1,964 more words


Pathfinder: Where do I go from here?

Dear 20-something,

How have you been?
It should have been a roller coaster ride trying to figure out your path in life. You have somehow felt disappointed for not being able to meet many expectations. 467 more words