Posts Tagged with ‘Suffering’

Potty Parity

“I know, or could guess closer than any other member of my gender who isn’t in a similar situation as me, what is at stake for women. And most importantly what having access to washroom facilities truly means to a person who needs to go. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, things are much different — in ways you can imagine, sure, but it’s the stuff you didn’t consider that really makes you appreciate what certain things truly mean for an individual who isn’t you — on the other side…..”

Things Could Be Worse

“I know all too well that a Canadian hospital isn’t a place I want to spend one more second in. I have and will continue to fight the rest of my life to insure that becomes as real as is humanly possible. My point is as bad as my country’s health care system is, it would seem things could be worse…”

Giving Thanks

“Today, in Canada, it’s Thanksgiving Day. A day which is traditionally set aside for giving thanks. So rather than briefly touch upon a few of the mind numbingly abundant numbers of absurd reasons why such a practice is so misplaced — given the world in which we live, and the costs many are forced to pay to the few — I’ll merely cite one reason why I’m thankful…”