Travels with Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, and Amica

19 Jul
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Two days ago, my dog and I returned from a 10-week, 12,000-mile road trip across America. It was the greatest thing I’ve ever done in my life, absolutely. So many mornings I’d shove off from wherever I was, looked at...
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The Link Between Having a Disability and Parenting a Child with a Disability

10 Jul
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Sunday night, in a small town in Montana, I met a really incredible woman. She’s the cousin of another friend I made in this town, and when he introduced us, and she asked what I do for work, she immediately...
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Christina and Amica’s Chronic Adventure

28 May
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Amica is my best friend, a senior retriever-chowchow-shepherd-rottweiler-otherstuff mix whom I’ve been with for eleven years, and in case you missed it, we’re on an epic cross-country journey. On Instagram, I’ve been using #ChristinaandAmicasChronicAdventure to tag it, because that’s what...
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Women’s History Month Tour

1 May
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In late March, 2016, I had a lovely tour of speaking gigs across upstate New York. I did 7 presentations at 5 campuses in 4 days and had the time of my life. I did my women’s empowerment workshop 3...
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Can We Stop Being Horrible, Please? (A Challenge to Women)

29 Aug
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Just imagine riveting tales of condescending club owners, disinterested audiences, scrutiny, fondling, and boobs made out of jello. Women in stand-up comedy have a strange and unique road. And yep, even though people don’t like to talk about it, and...
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