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True Colors

Writing in Tuesday’s edition of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner , Senator Lisa Murkowski, a crucial swing vote on both healthcare and tax…

Professional Jeopardy

Pain is a companion. It accompanies me when I rise, only allows brief privacy to shower, and returns with every step, turn, and bend. I tell…

If I Left You Behind

I have spent most of 2017 writing long-form non-fiction pieces concerning flaws in the American healthcare system, often attempting to…

Commuting While Disabled

During the last several months, I’ve written much concerning how people with disabilities are only valuable to the media for their…

The Politics of Terror

If healthcare reform is a stage play, the curtain rose anew in November, 2016. The audience, hopeful if unsure, beheld a ragtag group of…

Shades of Rare Illness

I submitted the following essay to The Cannabist last Friday in response to Season 3, Episode 9 of The Cannabist Show . Ultimately, editor…

Casual Ableism

In order to help you best understand the past few weeks, we begin this post listening in on a recent conversation with my neurologist. “Can…

Becoming Disabled

This past week has been one of the most difficult on record. It began with preparing an application for a position I hoped to fill, while…