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WEGO Health Blog’s Advocating for Another Carnival: August 23, 2012

This week, I will be posting a series in response to specific topics, as part of the WEGO Health Blog’s Advocating for Another Carnival 2012. You can do this too; click here for more information! Day Three: Challenge Accepted In this post, writers are asked to share three challenges faced as a parent. As anyone … Continue reading


Maybe it’s because I’ve been in proximity to many untimely deaths in my lifetime. Maybe it’s because I lost my stepfather when I was 19. Maybe it’s because I lost my mom to cancer a little over two years ago. Maybe it’s because I’ve been having my own relatively minor, yet annoyingly worrisome health issues. … Continue reading

welcome, hazel

Hope has arrived at my doorstep. Many of you know her as the Animas Ping, though Madeline has named her Hazel. She is Maddy’s new insulin pump. The process of obtaining Hazel was lengthier than I had expected. Delayed by staff vacations and insurance company hemming-and-hawing, her arrival seemed a million days off. And… a … Continue reading

on guard

Fear and Worry. I’ve spent a good deal of my life suspended in these states of feeling. Though I’m not one to  size up the “fairness” of my life experiences with those of other people’s lives, I think I can say that I’ve had my share of the kind of experiences that invite Fear and … Continue reading

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