Thank you, Ivanka

All the best posts I've written on this blog have one thing in common. They all have been a bitch to write—that is to say, they've required exposing myself and my vulnerabilities, failures, and weaknesses without reservation, just exposing them to the big empty internet and hoping someone takes notice, connects, listens without judgment. This knowledge is … Continue reading Thank you, Ivanka

Another Fictional Dystopia I Would Die In

I was reading People Magazine the other day (and YOU'RE WELCOME for singlehandedly keeping print media in business) and I came across a quick review of that show Colony on USA Network. It's by Carlton Cuse, the guy who did Lost, and it stars a guy from Lost. You know, the show you've seen a billion subway ads … Continue reading Another Fictional Dystopia I Would Die In

Living With Diabetes: On Mortality

Someone, in posting about my blog on Facebook, mentioned that one of the issues it covered was “mortality”. I hadn't thought that was particularly a subject I was writing about, but today's post proved me solidly wrong. Of course this blog is about mortality. It's a blog about chronic illness. In a way, can the two possibly be … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: On Mortality

What. Just. Happened: The (world’s greatest) Endocrinologist (Part 6)

Part 6. For Part 5, click here.  For Part 4, click here. For Part 3, click here.  For Part 2, click here.  For Part 1, click here.  I have the world’s greatest endocrinologist. She is the world’s greatest endocrinologist for a million reasons; many of which you will hear about as I continue with this … Continue reading What. Just. Happened: The (world’s greatest) Endocrinologist (Part 6)