When Access to Medication and Treatment Is a Matter of Life and Death

Published on The Mighty June 1, 2023 America boasts the best health care in the world. Often we hear stories of people coming to America for life-saving treatments. Yet every day people needlessly die in the good ol’ US of A. Compared to other nations, it’s disgusting...

Heading to DC

I will be in D.C. next week to participate in a panel discussion and support the introduction of Healthcare for All legislation. The bill will be introduced on Wednesday and I will be present for the press conference to follow. If you are in the area I hope to see you...

We are finally getting national attention!

SIGN THE PETITION https://ppls.ac/jenncare ! PLEASE SHARE! UnitedHealthcare Bragged about $8.1 B in profit in 3 mos. made from people who pay them for health coverage. Their money model relies on denying people care. People just like Me. Join us to demand that United...

Acceptance and Understanding with Gender Dysphoria

What Helped in My Struggle With Gender Identity as published in “The Mighty” March 2023 “Thank you, young man.” I can still hear the sound of the elderly lady’s voice as I held the door open for her at my auntie’s apartment building. I spent countless...

Birth

Birth There are secret places within me. Hiding the awful truth of my existence. Dark halls and whispers follow me all of my life. Duck and cover, don’t get hit. Hide beneath the dirt pit. Glared at by daggers pushing away. My very existence is a plague. How awful one...

“Born Wrong” An excerpt #2:

Born Wrong a work in process. An excerpt #2: “Back to reality, “God must hate you.” the jerk continues lowering my head filling it full of fowl faces and cruel words. It’s as if the jerk stands as a barrier outside of the darkness. The darkness that began on the...

The Chronic Pain Treatment That’s Changing My Life

I decided to try LDN, Low Dose Naltrexone, and it’s changing my life Published “The Mighty” December 2022 This year has been a hard one. The pain had been hard to control. The neurological symptoms that come with CRPS (complex regional pain...

“Born Wrong”

An excerpt: “To say my childhood was unorthodox would be putting it mildly. My relations and I wrote a book on the dysfunction that started long before I was born. One relative was always “after” the other. Pointing out each other’s failings, and being...

September 2022 in “The Mighty”- The Jerk and the Badass

(View this article on The Mighty here.) I’ve come to realize that there are two versions of me. Not literally, but metaphorically. The angel and demon on the shoulder that we often see in movies and cartoons, kind of do “exist.” They run circles in my mind. At times...