What’s Up, Doc?

Okay, all you doctors and nurses and physician assistants and nurse practitioners and physical therapists and social workers and even medical receptionists taking messages: Listen up. That’s it. That’s all I need to say. In fact, I could shorten this post to one word: Listen! “Thuffering thuccotash…” As far as I know, it is not [...]

Emoticons For Survivors

First of all, a little bidness. I owe an overdue thanks to dear Teri for awarding The Accidental Amazon an Honest Scrap Blog Award for 2010. My dear cyber sister Coco gave me this award last year as well. It’s a lovely thing when your sister bloggers think well of your efforts, but it’s even [...]

The Numbers Game

Against All Odds I am not my breasts. And they are not me. They have only ever occupied a rather modest amount of my body, and I have never identified myself by their presence or absence. I am also not merely a collection of differentiated cells or a repository of biochemicals. Nor am I a [...]