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Literary Heroism

Literature has saved my life. In more ways than one. Without literature, without my books, my theories, the world would be an abyss, and I would definitely be a bigot. 835 more words

Personal Essays

I'll never grow up

Yesterday found me in Target with G. As we walked past the toy section, I spotted MINIONS.

So there I was pushing buttons to make them talk and move. 47 more words


2014 Statistics for MCS, FM, and CFS in Canada

The 2014 statistics for Canadians reporting a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, or multiple chemical sensitivities, (by sex, household population aged 12 and older) are here: 476 more words

Environmental Health

I Can't....What?

Of all the things that people have said to me I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Who does that? Who is that ignorant? I mean, come on man, you can’t be that unaware of life and people. 1,525 more words


Me, myself and my wheelchair!!!

I could see the empathy in her eyes and I knew she could see the pain in mine – she has to be the most empathic person I have come across in the medical profession to date. 554 more words