Abortion Is Violence Against Women

Let's be consistent. If we are advocating to protect women from violence, but then turn on them when they are most vulnerable, during pregnancy, we betray all the people we work for by our own efforts.It blows my mind. It's not a leap. If we...

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It’s Time to Take Sides

Remember when you were a kid in school and someone was picked as captain of the team and they got to pick all the other kids they wanted on their team? Depending on the game, there would often be the same few kids left waiting...

I’m fine –it’s just pain

 We smile and nod when people ask us how we are. If you are like a lot of people with chronic or neurological Lyme Disease, the thought of answering the question conjures up no end to excuses to answer with a polite, “I’m fine” rather...

Lyme Life- Let’s Get Together

I just couldn't write another word. I was so distraught. Nothing seemed to help. Backspace wasn't helping. Deleting whole sentences didn't work either. After I had composed a Lyme Life post last week, I read through it...

Lyme Life ~Nobody Dies Suddenly

Some people will certainly find the title offensive. Some will immediately balk. Some will think of loved ones or acquaintances who were killed in an accident. Others know someone who died of an illness without warning.It’s true that people die without long drawn-out illness. It...

The Right to Life Trumps All Others

I say it all the time, not just during election cycles. The right to life is the first issue for politics, but also for everyday decisions.When I think of the Declaration of Independence, I think of, "we are endowed by our creator with certain inalienable...

Maybe Baby

Are you hopeless or hopeful about our society's human rights status? Are the upcoming elections invigorating or horrifying?I can't decide. The overwhelming amount of information that comes across my desk each day has me questioning my own stand moment to moment. Following elections is exhausting.No...