The Practice of Medicine

A few weeks ago I had a seizure. I was sitting in my kitchen with my 17 year old son, working on his college applications. The next thing I knew there were strange men trying to kidnap me (paramedics) and, when I was finally full aware, I was sitting in an ambulance on my way … Continue reading The Practice of Medicine

Disability, Prejudice & the Narcissist

I am prejudiced. 100% prejudiced.  I am prejudiced against people with disabilities.  Which makes it mighty tough to be a person with disabilities! I was raised to believe that you must be doing something constructive each waking hour.  Work/school were not to be missed, even if you were deathly ill.  "Leisure time" was used to … Continue reading Disability, Prejudice & the Narcissist

Disabled or Faker?

Many people are on disability for a clearly apparent reason.  It is obvious, when you see them get out of their car in the handicap spot that they are disabled.  Many others though, don't appear to be disabled.  That is my category - the disabled ghost. It is embarrassing and frustrating to repeatedly hear "you … Continue reading Disabled or Faker?