Last fall, I took a class called Disability and Culture. In said class, students were required to develop and produce a creative project about disability-related conundrums. Disability conundrums are complex dilemmas. They have no right answer and the more you try and find one, the more fuzzy the situation becomes. Consider the act of staring. … Continue reading The Things They Don’t Want To See.
Diabetes Blog Week: Illness Imagined
Well, it is day four of Diabetes Blog Week and the topic today is about our experiences with healthcare. In this post, I shift the focus a bit to an ideological issue I see as pervasive in the medical community. It has to do with imagined hardship. Last year, while working as a bartender, a … Continue reading Diabetes Blog Week: Illness Imagined