Are we women or incubators?

As I have been re-publishing my work I see where I have dug my heels into certain issues and started a series of articles on a few.  One being Planned Parenthood and its defunding; however I truly delved into women's rights when it comes to abortion.  Are we just an incubator, or do we have a say… Continue reading Are we women or incubators?

Discrimination-Service Animals

In the past week, or more, I have received constant harassment and discrimination due to having a service animal.  These are quite intelligent people too, that work for big corporations, so it gives me pause how they address it at their own work place; or do those with disabilities just bend over and take it… Continue reading Discrimination-Service Animals

Are Service Animals That Big of An Issue?

life with a disability can be complicated at times. Finding that perfect companion, as an aid with your disability and life, is a gift. Judgments and discrimination, concerning service animals, coming from people I do not know about other disabled people infuriates me. There are laws to protect disabled people, and our service animals, from… Continue reading Are Service Animals That Big of An Issue?

The Disease of Addiction-My Perspective

The disease of addiction¹ has many faces and names.  There is only one definition I have found that the medical and psychological community and the rooms of recovery all agree on, with few variations, to addiction. Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to… Continue reading The Disease of Addiction-My Perspective

Planned Parenthood Part II

What is the issue here?  Abortion?  Fetal tissue remains?  Controlling women?  Religion and what the bible says we can and cannot do with our bodies?  I really think it depends on the person and how they were raised.  Everyone has their own motive behind this issue.  Abortion is never a cut and dried issue.  There… Continue reading Planned Parenthood Part II

Planned Parenthood Thoughts

It seems that we might have a budget until December 11, 2015.  However, the fight to defund Planned Parenthood is far from over.  Will it ever be over?  Probably not.  However it sounds like the anti-abortionists are going to sink their teeth in more to do whatever it takes to defund Planned Parenthood. “Angry that… Continue reading Planned Parenthood Thoughts

22 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Doesn’t Drink

 Some of us prefer not drinking. I saw this article in Cosmopolitan and thought I would share it. I know a few people who can appreciate it. Just because I don’t like alcohol doesn’t mean I hate fun. “You’re so uptight.” I may like to be in control, but just because I don’t want a… Continue reading 22 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who Doesn’t Drink

Grief

Grief-What is it? Pain? Loss?  Abandonment?  Rejection?  Feeling lost and alone? These and more perhaps.  I think for everyone it differs, depending on what the situation is. There is a model on grief The Five Stages of Grief.  It describes the stages we go through, and what we feel, in no order as we grieve. … Continue reading Grief

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

“Chronic fatigue syndrome, or CFS, is a debilitating and complex disorder characterized by profound fatigue that is not improved by bed rest and that may be worsened by physical or mental activity.  Symptoms affect several body systems and may include weakness, muscle pain, impaired memory and/or mental concentration, and insomnia, which can result in reduced… Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome