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Chronic Illness – Forgive Yourself

Having a chronic illness is difficult. Sometimes I'm in control of my illness and other times I sink into despair and that's okay. There is so much in life I want to accomplish, so much I experiences I want to... Continue Reading →

What make it provocative?

It's officially summer. With the arrival of hot and humid days, the talk about what is appropriate to wear have doubled if not tripled in the colder months. Every time I hear about a woman or a female student being... Continue Reading →

Dealing with new limitation

I hate the new limits that I have to deal with since my chronic illness has progressed. I work in computer support, but I can no longer crawl under desks to work with cables or move screen holders or carry... Continue Reading →

Women Taking Lead – Why the rage?

I am a fan of Doctor Who as my father was before me. There has been a lot of talk about having the doctor regenerate as a woman for it's 13th regeneration. The fan base have been less than united... Continue Reading →

Yes, what happens elsewhere matters

Trigger Warning: Discussion of discrimination, domestic violence, rape, slavery, stupidity, violence  Opposition to oppression knows no political affiliation and no border limits. It can be hard to relate to movements outside of our realm of experience, but we shouldn't have... Continue Reading →

Parents can be hilarious

I was sitting in the human resources office a few years back when I received a text. I always have my cell phone with me as I used it for work. I looked at my phone, as the human resources... Continue Reading →

Acknowledging Mistakes

In a culture that pressures people to be perfect, it can be difficult to own up to a mistake.  The truth of the matter is that everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes mistakes can feel earth-shattering. They can feel like they are... Continue Reading →

Morning Pep Talk

When waking up in the morning, remember how precious is the privilege to live, to breathe. I can't always walk, I can't always sing, I don't have perfect health, but I am still grateful for every day that I get with... Continue Reading →

It’s not about hurt feelings

Feminism can be a scary word for many people. There is a lot of myths about what it means to be a feminist. For example, there is this idea circulating around that feminist are women who had their feelings hurt... Continue Reading →

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