11 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Adjustments

“Do you not know how to adjust?” I often wonder why we are compelled to adjust to the structures and institutions around us rather than have them adjust to our needs. It’s hard — if not impossible — to adjust things like skin color, sexuality, gender, class, certain disabilities, and sometimes even our immigration status. […]

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05 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Plantar fasciitis

Every day is an exercise in walking on shattered glass. Today was much worse. My feet cannot carry my growing weight. That may or may not be a metaphor. My heels are constantly throbbing. Sometimes the pain is more intense than other times. Plantar fasciitis renders me immobile. It strikes at the very core of […]

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