Grief takes a New Turn: Did you Love me Dad?

Grief takes a New Turn: Did you Love me Dad?

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Date : August 31, 2013

I’m running pretty fast on the outskirts of my San Francisco neighborhood. The sun is breaking through the fog and I am in a pretty good mood. I am three miles into my almost daily five mile run. The wireless headphones are pumping the sounds through my ears down through my body as I feel at one with my surroundings.

The next song that comes on is Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love me” and I suddenly feel blindsided by thoughts and emotion. A shocking blast of words comes up that I...

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Stand Up for Affordable and Compassionate Healthcare

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Date : August 23, 2013

I have had several medical issues during the last few years. They have ranged from a life threatening condition to being over diagnosed for medical conditions that rarely exist.

These experiences have led me to be feel traumatized and disillusioned by our country’s health care system. I have felt powerless, hopeless, ashamed and humiliated.

There is shame attached to being ill in this country and this state of being was exacerbated by my dealings with doctors and their systems. It all...

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How Rejection can Crush and make you Stronger

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Date : August 19, 2013

Rejection can be the most painful, disheartening, soul crushing experience we can have. It is also a universal daily occurrence that we can never really prepare for. A long term relationship abruptly ends without warning. It is shattering to be blindsided in this manner and it effects how you relate to others you are close to. You may become guarded and notice that you are keeping your distance from friends and lovers. Your heart seems to have hardened and you walk with your head down.

You may decide...

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