I've attempted suicide twice -- once a short time after I was disowned by my mother for being gay, and again after a bad break-up with my first real boyfriend. Both times, I felt completely unmoored after severing fundamental relationships that also disconnected the fragile support networks that came with them. There was no one … Continue reading The Overnight Walk to Prevent Suicide 2019
Parkinson's Disease sucks. There's just no escaping it. Like most neurodegenerative diseases, it can strike anyone as they age and there is no cure for it -- just treatments that can help alleviate symptoms or slow the progression of the disease. While researchers have noticed a few differences in the brain scans of Parkinson's patients, … Continue reading (Fundraising) Foxtrotting for Parkinson’s
The sixth annual Clarion Write-A-Thon is underway! I've already explained just what the heck the Write-A-Thon is in Friday's entry, so I thought I would take a little bit of time to explain just why I'm doing this anyway. I'm not a rabbit who likes to pass the hat around and ask for things. I … Continue reading Clarion Write-A-Thon 2015: Why Am I Doing This, Anyway?