EIM Article link

Regarding my previous post about extraintestinal manifestations (see E.I.(W): the extraintestinal (weirdness)) — I forgot to link the article that sent me down the rabbit hole: Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Originally linked on HealingWell’s UC forum. A little light Sunday afternoon reading! You’re welcome, xo xo et al. UNRELATEDLY I’ve borrowed season 1 … More EIM Article link

Quote of the Week

“And we will always protect Americans with pre-existing conditions. We’re going to take care of them. Some of the Democrats have been talking about ending pre-existing conditions.” (From MPR News’ article, “Fact check: President Trump’s Rochester rally.”) PSA for anyone who thought our president knew … well … anything. I guess this could be another … More Quote of the Week

Future Vigilante

E caught a devil of a cold and it was lasting too long, so we took him in to the doctor. When we arrived, he was coughing and sneezing up a storm, so I popped one of the child-size masks on him. I expected him to cry, or get upset. But he blinked slowly and … More Future Vigilante


The above is a screencap of an image NPR used to headline an article about gratitude.* Naturally I read the article and then got stuck on the picture and, in particular, the caption. “Female hands giving a surprise present to a loved one.” I don’t know how NPR does their captions. I kind of doubt they … More Handsy

More thoughts about that Growth-Attenuation Therapy article

I’ve been reading a lot since posting yesterday about the NYT Magazine article. These thoughts come from an author/editor on twitter, Kayla Whaley (@PunkinOnWheels). I’ve linked to a Storify of her tweets about the language of the article below: Language, Framing, and Perspective in Reporting on Disability I was initially going to link to individual … More More thoughts about that Growth-Attenuation Therapy article