Four Days of Health Activist Writing – #HAWMC

Four Days of Health Activist Writing – #HAWMC

Once again, I’m behind on my daily WEGO Health Activist Writer’s Challenge prompts. No surprise there. So, my apologies, but this post is yet another one that is playing “catch-up!” Below you will find my submissions for Days 12-15. Day 12: Prompt: “Time to get real.Write a letter to the best or worst healthcare professional … Continue reading

#HAWMC – Day 11: A ‘Healthy’ Follow Friday!

#HAWMC – Day 11: A ‘Healthy’ Follow Friday!

We all remember when #FF (#FollowFriday) was basically THE biggest thing on Twitter, right? Well, it’s still alive and well … in fact, I’ve started my own initiative on my author Facebook page called Free Plug Friday, where I tag some deserving people, brands, and organizations, who I wish to give an extra little “shout-out” … Continue reading

Disability Rights Are Civil Rights

Disability Rights Are Civil Rights

I recently attended the McGinley-Rice Symposium on Justice for Vulnerable Populations: The Face of the Person with a Disability at the Duquesne University School of Nursing.  To eloquently capture all that was covered would take up more time and space than I have the bandwidth for at the moment, but needless to say it was an … Continue reading

Wishing Selena Gomez the Best in her Lupus Journey

Wishing Selena Gomez the Best in her Lupus Journey

I hate it when certain people want to make other people’s personal tragedies all about themselves, but I feel compelled to mention, since rheumatic and autoimmune diseases are a very important cause to me personally and professionally, that Teen Vogue has once again quoted in me in an article relating to Selena Gomez’s struggle with lupus. … Continue reading