Patrick Davis: Hello everyone. I have been given an amazing opportunity by the wonderfully funny and intelligent host of the page which brings so much awesomeness into our lives. (The Malleable Mom: blush!) We were talking to each other about physical disabilities, and she asked me to write about my experience in dealing with blindness. Owing […]
Before chronic pain and injury from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome prevented me from being really active, I was a dancer. I have loved to dance since I was three years old. I was a swing kid in Philadelphia during the 90s, clubbing several times a week with my then boyfriend, now husband, and making extra money teaching […]
It’s August. Many of you are going back to school shopping, gathering your supplies, weeding out clothes that don’t fit… …and steeling yourselves for the War on Lice. Some of you may have had a summer vacation already ruined by “Satan’s Spawn,” as my family did one year. It was so traumatizing, that I did […]
Last month I won WEGO Health Rookie of the Year in their annual contest of health activists. This is a huge honor for me! My story is featured on their site, so please go over there and check it out, as well as their amazing network of advocates and resources. Click HERE for the post.
Being sad is yucky. Being happy is way much better! But that’s not how Life works, especially for people who struggle with mental illness. It is usually surprising for us to realize that notable funny people are struggling with private demons (think Robin Williams.) This is how I felt when I picked up my copy […]
My last piece “When Good Parenting Gets You Arrested” is in the online magazine Mamapedia today! Go on over and throw in your $0.02 on this hot National topic. Do you disagree with me? That’s OK – we’re still friends! I value different points of view…
* Sponsored Post: Someone was kind enough to give me something to try, because they believe in the product. I use it and am going to tell you what I think about it. People often note two things about me being a mother living with a chronic health issue and raising two kids with the […]
Hey everyone! Thanks to my wonderful fans, I have been nominated for a WEGO Health Activist Award in two categories – Rookie of the Year and Health Activist Hero! This is very exciting, and would be a wonderful way to give me bigger exposure and help even more people (WEGO is a large advocacy community for […]