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Getting back to business: Step 1: Health- where I have come from and moving forward.

Hello there.

I started this blog two years ago. Then, in the middle of 2014, life got hard.

*Disclaimer: for those of you who know me and may tire of hearing me talk about these issues, please understand that I do not ask for pity. 2,263 more words


Thinking about Altruism

Over the holiday period I gobbled up a number of books, fiction and non-fiction. Well – what else do you do when it’s supposed to be summer and the wind and rain keep pouring into my city? 1,002 more words

Valuing Volunteers

Talking Points

Please join Diabetic Connect, Elizabeth Rowley of T1International, and myself for a special #DCDE chat on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 9:00 pm EST.  We will discuss insulin access and diabetes advocacy, and we would greatly appreciate your participation!


My Kid Can't Read

I remember the moment I realized that my son was not just being stubborn by refusing to do his reading assignment and I realized that he literally couldn’t… 389 more words

The Morphine Made Me

If I had to come up with the main thing my disability has taught me, I would have to say it is how to be resourceful.  806 more words


Widows Rights and Donations

On the 11th of December 2016, MOHCAM had a donation and outreach training workshop on the rights of widows from all over in the city of Yaoundé. 378 more words

Peace Corps Week 2017

Peace Corps Week commemorates President Kennedy’s establishment of the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961. During this annual event, the Peace Corps community celebrates all the ways that Peace Corps makes a difference at home and abroad and renews its commitment to service. 328 more words