Posts Tagged: healthcare

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

Role reversal

Going from patient to caregiver.

It’s IBD awareness month in Canada, but it shouldn’t be

I have a feeling that unless you’re a Canadian living with an inflammatory bowel disease, you had no idea that November is IBD Awareness month in Canada. It’s not your fault. It’s poorly publicized campaign. Let me clarify one thing

It’s IBD awareness month in Canada, but it shouldn’t be

I have a feeling that unless you’re a Canadian living with an inflammatory bowel disease, you had no idea that November is IBD Awareness month in Canada. It’s not your fault. It’s poorly publicized campaign. Let me clarify one thing

Noble Silence

In my last post, I briefly touched on the news that I’ve been attending mindfulness meditation workshops over the last several weeks. When I began the workshops, the goal was for me to find new strategies for coping with the

Noble Silence

In my last post, I briefly touched on the news that I’ve been attending mindfulness meditation workshops over the last several weeks. When I began the workshops, the goal was for me to find new strategies for coping with the

bur·den

/ˈbərdn/ Noun A load, esp. a heavy one. After my Canada Day post, I received a few replies via social media that shared a common theme – I’m not a burden. I sort of expected it, because it’s the nice

bur·den

/ˈbərdn/ Noun A load, esp. a heavy one. After my Canada Day post, I received a few replies via social media that shared a common theme – I’m not a burden. I sort of expected it, because it’s the nice

O Canada, I’m Sorry

Sunday, May 19, 2013. I sit up in bed and brush potato chip crumbs off the green printed snowflakes on my white hospital gown. I swivel to the side of the bed use my toes to feel around the floor

O Canada, I’m Sorry

Sunday, May 19, 2013. I sit up in bed and brush potato chip crumbs off the green printed snowflakes on my white hospital gown. I swivel to the side of the bed use my toes to feel around the floor