Category Archives: Disability

No winning or magic cure for Charlie Gard or his parents

So the tsunami of a medical, legal, ethical, moral and parental conflict surrounding the 11 month old baby Charlie Gard and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has worsened. Thanks to some new unpublished research data on an “as yet” unproven … Continue reading

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#MebeforeEuthanasia

seems I might be right to be worried ( Will I hate the Me before You Movie?) Lots of Protests in the UK and it seems like the movie marketing and pr people completely underestimated the potential for negative reaction … Continue reading

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Will I hate the Me Before You Movie?

June 2nd is the day Chelsea graduates High School and if we stick to the plan we will also go and see the Me Before You (MBU) movie. I think Chelsea and Fran have never been more excited for a movie. … Continue reading

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Well my stats are booming….

Which is weird,  because I haven’t posted anything in a while!  I’m trying not to take it personally. Blogging takes time as well as creativity and energy, and lately I haven’t had any. I could make excuses and cite reasons … Continue reading

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The Oscars 2015 …hopes and dreams and national pride

I’ve watched the Oscars every year since I was in college. I’ve stayed up late in the UK, got up early in Asia and usually taken the day off work all so I can watch it live. Big Fan. And … Continue reading

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The battle of the Sides, Mom vs Work

I titled this blog Mom on the Side as a reference to the almost schizophrenic existence that most working mothers have to lead running between the office and home but also to highlight my role with Chelsea, the Mom on the side of the bed, … Continue reading

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the page turned and now it seems anything is possible

All we’ve ever wanted, a simple device that could help her turn the page. For the last 6 years, one of the most frequent things Chelsea has said is “Next Page”. Reading is one of the main pleasures in her … Continue reading

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