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News and Not News 2

In my continuing desire to bring you the news that Meta won’t let me post on Facebook, I start with news that has upset me no end. Some lowlife has cut down the tree at Sycamore Gap. Such an iconic… Continue Reading…

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Rabia and Michelle’s OpEd in The Province

Rabia and I wanted to write an OpEd as politicians go back to work in parliament. We wanted to remind them about the promises they had made to us, and that we feel they’re not being kept. We can’t post… Continue Reading…

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News and not News

It seems that sharing stories from the news was a thing I liked to do on Facebook. However, the fight between the Canadian government and Meta means that no posts from any website deemed as news can be shared on… Continue Reading…

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Weight loss, diabetes and me

This morning I got on the scales and they registered at 199.8lbs – meaning I’ve lost roughly 50lbs this year. There’s going to be a lot of personal information in this, but I believe that we only understand what other… Continue Reading…

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Disability Without Poverty

For the last year it has been my absolute honour to volunteer with a new movement, Disability Without Poverty.  There are far too many disabled people living in poverty in Canada. Some say it’s 1.4 million, others say it’s 1.7… Continue Reading…

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Infusiastic on a 5 month cycle

I have multiple sclerosis that began aggressively and rejected most medical approaches to calm it down. I have a range of disabilities that mean I use a power wheelchair full time and spend at least 16 hours a day in… Continue Reading…

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Time to catch up

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … Reader, I married him. I’ve not particularly been on the ball as a blogger during the pandemic. In some ways, my life didn’t change that much. I… Continue Reading…

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Canada, it’s you not me

Dear Canada We have to talk. It’s just not working. It’s you, not me. No, really, it’s you. This whole idea of having a healthcare system that’s partially controlled by provinces and territories, and partially controlled by the federal government… Continue Reading…

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Following the science

I don’t often talk about the nitty-gritty of my MS, just the broad strokes, but I think it’s time for me to dish out some details in the hope that it will explain the need for change. And, if you… Continue Reading…

Michelle in wheelchair with lightsaber fighting Dart Vader

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