‘Pain is a form of alertness and particularity; pain is a way in.’
This week I wrote a piece The Wireless about the science – and experience – of fecal transplants.
‘The pain of women turns them into kittens and rabbits and sunsets and sordid red satin goddesses, pales them and bloodies them and starves them, delivers them to death camps Continue Reading →
I get a lot of questions about the medications I am on, both for physical and mental health reasons, and the positive or negative side effects they might have. So Continue Reading →
A couple of weeks ago I was diagnosed with toxoplasmosis. I’ve kind of been dealing with the news on my own, and I don’t know what’s going to happen next. Continue Reading →
Today is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme this year is “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” So what does inclusion actually Continue Reading →
December 3 is the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme this year is “Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.” I’m doing a Continue Reading →
It can be really hard to understand what chronic illness is like. While everyone has a different experience, there’s enough similarities for me to paint a picture… in cat gifs. Continue Reading →
I was part of an article by Naomi Arnold in the Sunday Star Times about the power of Twitter. I wanted to say a few more words about it.
Tomorrow, I have my fifth Humira injection. By the sixth shot I will have been on it for three months, which is when the cumulative effect should be evident. I’m Continue Reading →