Archive for February 2012

Killing Yourself Over a Disability

Until this morning, I had never heard Christina Shymanski’s name.  Her smiling picture popped up on a news source.  Her story… broke my heart.  Christina made the decision last fall to starve herself to death.  It took two months before she drew her final breath. Her reason for leaving this earth began with an accident... Read more »

Deborah Gilboa: From Stage Manager to Doctor

I absolutely love meeting new folks via social media and when Deborah Gilboa (@AskDocG) crossed my Twitter stream, I wanted to find out more about her.  After we hung up our phone chat, I sat back in awe.  If there was ever a real-life Superwoman, I have found her.  I’m convinced of it.  Family doctor. ... Read more »

Super Bowl Commercials, Finally Captioned

You’re watching the Super Bowl game, rooting for your favorite team.  The game cuts away to a commercial.  You don’t dare go to the bathroom because you love watching the commercials.  They’re funny. They make you laugh.  You want to see what Bud Light, Doritos or that talking baby comes up with.  So you sit... Read more »
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