When a local Honduran doctor tells you that you "100 percent have Zika", how do you respond? You freak out! Right?!?Read More
When you're chronically ill, you need to have other outlets too - ones that you can use on the days you can't seem to remove yourself from the toilet. Or, maybe you're too tired for any level of social interaction beyond mauling a keyboard. That’s where the art comes in, and also the video games.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Performing comedy is a difficult job, epically stand up. Its a tightrope walk between the comedian and audience. This is made even more difficult when the performer is facing hardship in their day to day life.Read More
There’s a mischievous tension in the room. I’m a Reverend sitting with three cool guys, talking
about spirituality, cancer, death… and I’m just waiting for the f-bomb.
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.Read More
In 2009 while riding my motorcycle I was hit by an SUV, I don't remember the accident all I know is from what I was told by my friends who were riding with me that day and family members at the hospital.Read More
While on our latest trip to Toronto, we got to do a lot of notable things. We hosted a sold out live show, joined a podcast network, and went to a BBQ festival….but most of all, we made new best friends.Read More
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.Read More
When a hospital executive became a patient, she saw the system with new eyes. By Judith JohnRead More
October 20th 2016. A whole bunch of things happened.
Snoop Dogg’s 45th birthday. Bruno the Lab was was found after surviving a month at the bottom of a well in Saskatchewan. Trump and Hillary had their final childish presidential debate. A naked man broke into a home in Vancouver to cook eggs. Cleveland advanced to the World Series after defeating the Jays. My cousin and best friend, Alicia Hayman, died due to a drug addiction.
Then he asked me about my libido and sex life. I shrugged. He told me if I feel like those “feelings” are low that I could go on a dosage of androgens, but some side effects include developing a deeper voice and probably growing a beard. Excuse me? Beard?!Read More
It wasn't until blood started to come into the picture that things started to become real for me, I knew that you could only bleed out of your ass for so long before eventually you would probably die.Read More
I thought I understood Postpartum Depression- deeper despair than the baby blues, regretting the choice to have children, scary thoughts about harming yourself or your children. I didn't know it looked like this: rage, guilt, anxiety, loss of appetite, insomnia, irrational fears, the inability to concentrate, indecisiveness & irritability.Read More
I was 19. I remember waking up one morning, looking in the mirror and seeing my face covered in tiny scars and wrinkles. It was textured, leathery. I looked ten years older, and this had happened overnight.