Yesterday, Disability Issues Minister Nicky Wagner blundered her way into a social media situation that probably caused her some professional distress. For me and many others, it was very personal.
The People’s Mental Health Report, resulting from a review lead by ActionStation, is yet another nail in the coffin of New Zealand’s mental health system. It is damning evidence of what we Continue Reading →
New Zealand is looking at following in Australia’s footsteps and making all codeine-containing products prescription only. I don’t think this is the right solution.
I’ve been working on an essay about a couple of things that help me and the people around me understand chronic illness more – Spoon Theory, and Sick Woman Theory. Continue Reading →
After my post about chronic illness being a fulltime job, and how hard and exhausting it can be, a few people asked me – how do I manage to self-advocate? Continue Reading →