If you couldn’t take birth control, would you rather... Ignore doctor’s advice and take prescribed medicines for a condition that could cause fetal abnormalities OR Ignore doctor’s advice and forgo essential medicines just in case you got pregnant? Women with MS or other chronic conditions - and those who love us - must pay attention to upcoming legislation regarding birth control … [Read more...] about Frightening Medical Paradox Looms for Women with Chronic Illness
Note: This isn’t your typical blog entry. This is the addled thoughts of someone who woke up at 4:30 am and couldn’t sleep. Am I crazy? When I’m trying to solve a problem, I start by looking at what’s currently in place, consider what’s needed, and fix what’s currently in place to make it easier for those impacted to adapt to the changes. … [Read more...] about Goodbye Healthcare
The Senate is off during for the July 4th holiday. I’m finding it difficult to celebrate Independence Day when our country is considering the Senate healthcare bill. Here are a few of the questions I’m struggling to answer: Why is it OK for the US to kill 200,000 citizens? … [Read more...] about 6 Life and Death Questions About the Senate Healthcare Bill
I don’t normally react to celebrity controversies, but Rosie O’Donnell’s speculation about Barron Trump hit a nerve with me. O’Donnell shared a video including Barron Trump and speculated that he may have autism. She said it because she thought if it were confirmed, then he would be a great face for the “autism epidemic”. I was angry for 2 reasons: 1) As a mother, I was outraged that she would … [Read more...] about Why I’m Angry At Rosie O’Donnell
Of course YOU can't see me. You're reading my blog, but you can't see me while you're doing it. It's a question I was asking a lot today. We got to church, and I was pleased to see a handicapped space open right near the church. What I wasn't happy to see was the car illegally parked in the walkway between the two handicapped spaces - the walkway I was supposed to use with my walker. What … [Read more...] about Can You See Me?