Momentum Issues: An Update

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Content Warning:  Depression, Suicide, Self-Harm, PTSD I’ve learned a lot of things during this hiatus. Among others, it has finally locked down for me the fact that I probably do deal with depression.  It just doesn’t present in the same way for me that it has for many of my Continue Reading →

April 6th 2019 (Twitter Thread on Disability and Consent)

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CW: Disability, Consent, Ableism, PTSD A thread I read yesterday got me to thinking about my interactions with people in the outside world – especially on the bad days. Specifically, to the different ways people respond to various mobility aids and my particular flavour of broken. See, there are good Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness Part 2: The Daily Grind of Pain

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Note:  This post is about chronic pain from my perspective and written through my experience with it.  I know that this will not cover everyone’s experience.  Additionally, there should definitely be content warnings.  Chronic life involves everything from PTSD to depression to tremendous anxiety to… Chronic pain isn’t a single Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness: Lacking a Manual (Part 1)

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Chronic illness is hard. Strangely enough, that is actually something that needs to be said. In the first world we are trained to expect answers.  Honestly, I think that this training is part of why chronic illness is so hard to deal with – both by the people living with Continue Reading →