The WORSTPRESS Reblog Button Returns.

In honor of the return of the mysteriously vanished re-blog button.

The Militant Negro™

It’s back AND WORKING PROPERLY….for the moment. It only took ’em ONE SOLID WEEK TO FIX this problem they created.

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My Daily Observation – An Update: 2/3/18

From Danny at Dream Big, Dream Often

Dream Big, Dream Often

It has been quite a while since I have given an update on my life living with MS so I thought I’d share how things are going.  I know for most of your this type of update does impact you, but I do have followers who live with the disease and I want to encourage and support them in any way I can.

Danny's iphone 696 My first day hooked up – 2011

Danny's iphone 698 The infusion happened over 5 days and they leave this in your arm…

Danny's iphone 700 Finally leaving the hospital – 2011

I have an appointment with the neurologist at the end of March to follow-up on a new medication I am beginning in April.  The medication is called Ocrevus and is an infusion I’ll take every six months in the hospital or doctor’s office.  The initial treatment is administered in two sessions, two weeks apart. At each of these sessions, I will receive 300…

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Intention vs. Attention

from When Women Inspire

When Women Inspire

I have been following Laurie Buchanan’s Tuesdays with Laurie blog for some time now and consistently revel in the insights she shares and conversations she generates in the comments sections of her posts. Laurie is a renowned blogger, author, and life coach so when she recently shared about a podcast she had done, I immediately went to listen to it. I was struck in particular by her words about the differences between intention and attention. When I asked her to guest post on this subject to flesh out the points more, she kindly agreed. Below is Laurie’s inspirational guest blog post.

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St. Mary’s Hospital, November 1986

I drift across the day room and settle on a couch in front of the
television.

Lucy and Ricky slug it out in the gender wars of the 1950’s.

“I juss wan’ choo to be ma wife, Loosy.” Ricky croons; and Lucy
is, with all the weaponized femininity she can muster.

My doctor arrives.

He’s an arrogant middle class man who tells me I define
myself by pain; that I just lost two friends to a virus killing
everyone I know is incidental.

No one in his world is grieving the death of fags.

In his world, fags are cautionary tales on the evening news: I am
what happens to perverts.

“You moof from walla pain to walla pain,” he says, with a vaguely
German accent.

I want to shove my fist through his skull, but I widen my eyes and
agree like a good little Lucy putting the hit on Ricky for a new
hat.

I just want to get out of here.

I will suck up to the staff like a five-year old who knows he’s cute.

I will swallow their pills and get fat on hetero-sexist sanity.

I am smart enough to stop trying to force them to act behave like
they care.

Animated Gif from the I Love Lucy Show in which Ricky tells Lucy that he's the man and she's the woman and she does what he says
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In 1986, HIV was spreading quickly;  by the end of that year, 11,932 people, most of them gay and bisexual men, had died from AIDS.  

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