Medical, Multiple Sclerosis, NonFiction

My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis

I woke up this morning, and my right hand was completely dead. I mean like this dead tumor hanging off the end of my arm. Like a skin tag. No feeling—no sensation—and my mind was screaming something about writing. How am I going to write?  The only way I could tell that I had my right hand is I… Continue reading My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis

Chronic Illness, Horror, journalism, Medical, Multiple Sclerosis, NonFiction, Psychology, writing

Trauma Institucional: Holocausto de las Américas

  Llamaremos a nuestra protagonista Rosa. Pero Rosa no es ficticia, es una persona real. Rosa estaba descansando en su casa, viendo la televisión, y esperando la oportunidad de llegar a su médico para obtener una referencia para conseguir una cama en un buen hospital. Ella tenía una cama sólo si su médico respondió. Rosa… Continue reading Trauma Institucional: Holocausto de las Américas

Multiple Sclerosis, NonFiction, writing

Goals

  David B. Grinberg rekindled this for me with his buzz  https://www.bebee.com/producer/@dbgrinberg/why-disability-employment-good-business I was selected to be a student volunteer in the First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) program.  I was excited but knew I’d need accommodations to attend. For me then as it is now, it is all about getting from point A to point B.… Continue reading Goals

Chronic Illness, Multiple Sclerosis, NonFiction, Psychology

My Journey With Multiple Sclerosis

I woke up this morning, and my right hand was completely dead. I mean like this dead tumor hanging off the end of my arm. Like a skin tag. No feeling—no sensation—and my mind was screaming something about writing. How am I going to write?  The only way I could tell that I had my right hand is I… Continue reading My Journey With Multiple Sclerosis