My Life With CRPS

Life doesn’t always go to plan; but in those moments of adversity, picking yourself up and carrying on will be the best and hardest thing you do. Imagine that your life suddenly changes and you find yourself walking down a different path. Just like that. In the blink of an eye, everything you imagined is […]

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Male Birth Control: Another Reminder that Women are Inferior

A clinical trial of contraceptives for men was brought to a halt after it discovered that: “the risks to the [male] study participants outweighed the potential benefits.” Now, if you are a woman, like myself, who chooses to use oral contraceptives despite their adverse effects I imagine that you were probably appalled by this news. […]

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When Half a Brain is the Only Option

My daughter has half a brain. No, really. She does. Allow me to explain. Sasha arrived on a Friday morning, in late-February. She was three weeks early and weighed 4.5 pounds. Aside from her low-birth weight, she was perfect. Words I used to describe her babyhood included happy, giggly, curious, active, perfect. She crawled, explored, […]

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