I wrote a post on the things I had to learn about type 1 diabetes (T1D) when our 18 month old son was diagnosed in January.
It was a good way to learn what I needed by trying to explain it to others.
In a shining example of how America's entirely privatized healthcare system is clearly superior to the public healthcare system in every other country that has the resources to support it, I have a story.
Pro-lifers don't like complexity. At 17 weeks my placenta detached and he was much too small. I thought I felt my baby's frantic attempts to breathe. My OBGYN advised me to terminate the pregnancy, there wasn't much time. But I couldn't.
It's quite telling that major companies aren't criticizing the Supreme Court ruling but instead offering workarounds to abortion bans as a company perk.
This is quite Dystopian because it's already assumed to be a new normal and makes people even more dependent on their employers
“Reparations?!? nobody alive today was involved in slavery.”
No one has a problem with receiving an inheritance and therefore money they weren’t alive to make. We understand the concept of generational wealth, but somehow generation trauma and poverty aren’t real.
I called and asked for a smart meter for our house as it would allow me to better monitor our power usage. I would have even paid. But I was passed around departments and promised callbacks that never came before I gave up.