When he threw out his back and didn’t recover in three days, he changed. Unused to physical constraints of any sort (much less chronic pain) - his mood soured, his comments cut, his interests turned inward. He grew depressed. Reading habits focused on the workings of the spinal column, the lower five vertebrae, the SI joint, ligaments, musculature, the proper way to sit and stand. This wasn’t the man I knew, and the transformation took less than a week as his evident discomfort persisted. My partner struggled with pain that … [Read More...]
After a fight, reconnecting isn’t always so easy.
I used to think I was Carrie. Now I think I’m Miranda or maybe, Big.
Seeing what we expect and what we fear.
Pop culture? We’ve got that down. REAL cultural activities? Another matter.
Let’s stop pretending structural socioeconomic issues are about gender.
Changing our perspective by looking to what is seemingly peripheral.