Kids With Chronic Illness – Part 6

This interview is the sixth and final interview for my series on kids with chronic illness. This time I interviewed my friend A’s 18-year-old daughter A whose 14-year-old sister featured in my previous interview. I, my friend A and A’s daughter A went on a fun shopping trip to NYC and had a very interesting… Continue reading Kids With Chronic Illness – Part 6

The Weighty Issue of “Fatism”

The world is becoming increasingly politically correct. Here in the US it is deemed unacceptable to discriminate against people because of things like gender, race and illness. However, apparently it’s still perfectly de rigueur to mock people who are fat or overweight. What inspired me to write the poem below was the article I read… Continue reading The Weighty Issue of “Fatism”