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Frequent Flyer Disease

Ahh Saturday. A day to sleep in, relax, and not do a damn thing. My favourite day. A day I've hardly seen in the past few weeks. And holy hell am I tired. -------- I remember the days when I couldn't wait for the weekends to hang out with friends, party,...

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Ridiculous – The Jess Grossman Story

Whenever I talk about my life as a whole - you know, the general biography of me - I usually describe it with one word: Ridiculous All of us, at one point, especially those who have dealt with Crohn's, Colitis, Cancer, or whatever other hardships we've faced,...

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The Butterfly Effect

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions, where a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state.  Basically, your future is dependent on all the actions you take and choosing one action over another action...

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365 Days Later…

...and I am still completely in love with my boyfriend. (And he's in love with me too!) Yesterday, Rob and I celebrated our one year anniversary- something I could never have imagined happening! I am not saying that I couldn't have imagined it because we aren't compatible...

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A Bad Case of the Crazies

Phew. That is all I could think the morning of Tuesday, May 1st, the day my mother and I hit the road in a 10 foot Uhaul, en-route to Toronto. After living on a couch in a studio apartment with a wonderful friend who graciously took me in for...

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Human Stuffed Animal

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed me mention that today was another battle between me and the scalpel. Surprise surprise- I had to have yet one more surgery done today for the same issues I've been having for months. Luckily, this time was the most...

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10 Things I Couldn’t Live Without

So remember when I said I was going to try to challenge myself at this whole WEGO Health Activist Writer's Month Challenge thing? And remember when I said I was really going to try to keep up with it? Well, besides the fact that I...

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This Would Happen..

This time, the surgery wont hurt. I'm so positive! It was so easy last time, this will be nothing!  Next time,  someone needs to remind me not to be so flippant about surgery. Turns out, this time around, it wasn't so easy. This past Friday, I walked into...

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