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Why I Disappear

I don’t have to try different diets to control my weight. Most would think that would be great! No, my diet is a way of life that I must follow, or I run the risk of what I call a food hang-over, due to a stomach disorder called gastroparesis. 109 more words

Present Tense Life

Thoughts by Drea (this is a long one, y’all)

Big Ri with pics of Little Ri

These framed photos easily go unnoticed in our home. Surrounded by far louder pieces of artwork, they live on this narrow corner wall, tucked behind an oversized chair that has come to belong, exclusively, to Quill.  1,412 more words


Stem Cell Tourism: Of Promise and Peril

As a spine surgeon, I am frequently asked about the benefits of stem cell therapy by patients (and their loved ones) who suffer from spinal cord injury. 168 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

Calgary clinic uses new technology to help people with spinal cord injuries, MS

A Calgary clinic is opening its doors to the public this week to show how it’s using new technology to help people with MS, spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions to rehabilitate. 414 more words


CSM 2017: Harnessing Mobility

The final presentation I attended was “Harnessed Mobility: A New Paradigm to Expand Participation Across the Lifespan” give by Debbie Espy (again), Ann Reinthal, Andrina Sabet, Madalynn Wendland and Cole Galloway. 881 more words


Paper Girl

I just want to exist in the world. I want to be true to myself. But I can’t do both and survive. I never learned to be a cog. 544 more words


Just a Glance...

As many of you know, I am a children’s book author, but I have always wanted to write a book about my story. I have worked on this on and off for about four or five years now, and it is nowhere near completion. 1,531 more words