I grew up with the same belief as most, that psychophysiologic [better known as psychosomatic] disorders were "all in your head." I didn't learn better until my 2nd year of nursing school, so it ...
Back in the '90s I spent much of my spare time volunteering with a group that supported women's reproductive rights. As part of that mission the group worked at keeping track of various violent Wing-...
A lot has changed since my last diary SO long ago. When we last spoke back in October I bitched about being a cashier for The Man. I said I wanted out. I'm still a cashier at a grocery store, but ...
It is, indeed, okay
to say I love you.
We say it in so many ways, verbalised or not.
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Please know that you're not alone,
and although no one can walk your journey,
Because of a programming glitch this diary published the evening of April 4th rather than Sunday April 12th like it should. This is the regular scheduled KosAbility diary.
Caregiving by its very ...
Depression impacts 17.5 million Americans , and two-thirds of the people with depression do not seek help. I was one of the two-thirds.
This is the most difficult ...
I never wanted to have children. I grew up knowing I never wanted to get married and I never wanted to have children. I didn't understand myself at the time, but I now realize I avoid commitment. It'...
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My wife and I have had many dogs during our marriage. When we met, we each had two pups of our own and so our family soon became the two of us and four dogs. Over the years, we have had 11 dogs and ...
Adapted from Medscape Medical News - ACA at 5 Years: 25 Numbers to Know - Robert Lowes - March 30, 2015 with source citations - figures may vary from those published by other sources. (See intro to ...