I have a sibling with severe spine and nerve damage after a car accident years ago. Opiates are one of the few things that work for her. I understand the need for better protocols around prescribing opiates, but watching how my disabled sister has to cross ever higher hurdles to get much needed medication is making me… Read more
I too am a big fan of Elon Musk’s vision for how to tackle the big existential problem humanity faces (energy resources, extinction events, AI) by finding market solutions that incentivize innovation. I appreciate that if we can’t push scientific innovation through government grants and labs due to political… Read more
Eh... I am getting ready to hang on the gallows of life threatening pre conditions, along with four of my five immediate family members and this works as gallows humor to me. Your mileage may vary, but I intend to laugh in the face of possible death as often as I can. It helps balance the fear and anger.
“ I would be a hypocrit if I told my kids drugs were evil, but on the other hand I’ve seen how shit can go bad. I think the best anyone can do is teach their kids about being safe, the dangers of drug abuse, and letting them know if they are ever in a jam all they need to do is call and they’d get a ride no questions… Read more
Every time I think my heart can’t break more, it does.
I have glitter in my eyes now, dammit.
I’m going to join the flood of other posters recommending the cup over tampons. Anigan Eva cups are a little cheaper than Diva and Luna cups. When I want sure if I would like the cup, I wanted a lower investment option. Turns out I loved the switch, but I thought if you were on the fence you might be interested in a… Read more
Nose rings? Really? I thought the only thing nose rings appropriated was boogers that should have ended up on a tissue but instead are glued permanently to the piercing. This is all news to me.
Your are lucky you got baptized in a lake. My grandmother baptized me in the kitchen sink. Twice, because she wasn’t sure the baptism would stick since my parents were such godless disappointments. But she certainly considered my parents abandoning the church sufficient need to justify her actions. As you so wisely… Read more