Disabled Dick: Sex & Cerebral Palsy

At one point in the recording (as you’ll hear), Jeremie says something to the effect of: “So, being confined to a wheelchair.”   In this moment, I immediately corrected him and asked that he call me a “wheelchair user”.  He apologized and corrected his language.

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Walkers & Catheters: Multiple Sclerosis

If I could travel back in time to when I was 23, and newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the first thing I would tell my younger, stupider self would be to, "Pour one out for those cargo pants. You don’t need pockets on your knees. You have, like, 16 bags." 

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When a local Honduran doctor tells you that you "100 percent have Zika", how do you respond? You freak out! Right?!?

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Infertility: It's Not You, It's Me

At the time, we were in the boat of ‘unexplained infertility’ because it wasn’t until we were through our second round of IVF that we found the root cause of our infertility – poor egg quality.  By the time that diagnosis came, it meant that our options were limited to donor eggs or embryos.

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Illness, Murder & Sailor Moon

After the absurdity of the Hentai Porn extravaganza, we went to bed. The next morning we gave what you began listening to when you opened this page. A really amazing and heartwarming conversation about the difficulty we have with talking about tough subjects.

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The Hypochondriacs

Every twinge in my stomach, muscle ache, sore throat or itchy nose sends me into panic mode. I started washing my hands to the point of bleeding. Hand washing was the only way I could be in control over the germs.

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No Colon Still Rollin'

New challenges always arise. When I was young my problems were from things like obstructions. You try to tell a 10 year old not to eat the piles of pineapple in the buffet at Mandarin. Even when my gut was backed up in a bathroom in the middle of Pennsylvania, I still thought it was worth it. 

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