Posts » Health and Wellness

Feb
27
2015

Tales from the Crypt

That Mara, she’ll go months without updating this! Well, let’s see… I’ve got some more embroidery in the pipeline, I’ll be at Anime Boston 2015 per usual in the artists alley joined by the lovely and talented Nicole Peterson and Valerie Cabral and playing lots of Bikini Kill all weekend from my iPad. Progress on…  Continued »

Oct
14
2012

I’m sick and I made something to eat

Today, I’m posting here for two reasons: one is because I’ve installed some new plugins that I want to test out, the other is because I have a food photo to share, and the other is to disclose what illness plagues me right now. As I’ve previously disclosed, my immune system is all kinds of…  Continued »

Jul
24
2012

“My goodness, where have YOU been?”

Where, indeed. Well, the short answer is that my health hasn’t been very great. I’d been on Tysabri since last September. Tysabri, if you don’t keep pace with MS treatments, is this monthly infusion that one gets of antibodies that are supposed to help make your immune system not attack your brain as though it…  Continued »

Sep
23
2011

Why I haven’t updated

Short answer: I lost about 30% of the vision in my left eye for a couple of weeks due to MS. It’s mostly resolved now (I’d say that I am back to about 85% of my “can see things without distortions” baseline), and I’m overall okay. This has been my most active summer of MS…  Continued »

Feb
14
2011

Fat acceptance?

Before I even started to write this post, I wanted to find a good image to accompany it, so off I went to istockphoto.com. I entered the search string “beautiful fat woman.” 1 result! “Fat woman” yielded many more. Lots of photos of women dieting, overweight women surrounded by food, overweight women next to slimmer…  Continued »

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