I’m Angry – And That’s Okay

TW: some discussion of abuse, transmisia, cisheterosexism, racism, ableism Like many people, I have mixed feelings about 2017. It’s been one of the most difficult years to be active in politics, activism, and advocacy work. At the same time, it’s been a pretty big year for me personally. I struggle with how much of myself…

My Favorite Things of 2017

My Favorite Things of 2017

It’s been a bit of a shit year, hasn’t it? The only thing that’s saved it, for me, is that I’m motivated to keep fighting the bullshit constantly coming down the pike. Taking everything into account, these are my favorite things from 2017. Goods, Services, and Experiences Delightful Cycle My high school pal Alex’s company…

Vibrant Holiday Sale

Vibrant Holiday Sale

Haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet? It’s okay! Vibrant’s got you covered! You can save 20% off of their holiday collection using code HOLIDAY17. The sale runs until 11:59 PM MT on Monday, December 18th. As always, you can save 45% off of the Ola Vibrator using the code VIP45 or save 10% off of any Vibrant order using CHRONICSEX.…

Awareness Calendar for December

Awareness Calendar for December

Month: AIDS Aplastic Anemia Constipation Awareness Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Human Rights Identity Theft Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Day/week: World AIDS Day (1) Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week (1-7) International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (2) International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3) National Handwashing Awareness Week (3-9) National Influenza Vaccination Week…

Heading to ACR

This afternoon, I board the first of two flights on my way to San Diego for the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting! I’m incredibly excited to be attending this year. It’ll be my first year there. I’m unsure what exactly to expect. I’ll be covering sessions I attend here, when relevant. Sadly, there is…

Awareness Calendar for November

Awareness Calendar for November

Month: Adoption Alzheimer’s Disease Bladder Health COPD CRPS Diabetes Diabetic Eye Disease Epilepsy Family Caregivers Gluten-Free Diet Healthy Skin Hospice & Palliative Care Impotency Lung Cancer Manatees! Mouth Cancer Movember Native American Heritage Month Pancreatic Cancer Prematurity Pulmonary Hypertension Stomach Cancer Day/week: International Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Awareness Day (1) National Stress Awareness Day (4) National Diabetes…

Chronic Sex Gets Press!

Chronic Sex Gets Press!

In case you’ve missed some of the amazing things happening in the last few weeks, Chronic Sex is taking off! I was recently featured in Broadly’s piece “Having a Chronic Illness Doesn’t Mean Giving Up Sex” by Nicole Haase. I was also just quoted in Teen Vogue, too, in Ariel Henley’s piece “Why Sex Education…