Diabetic and Afraid: Trypanophobia

“I could never be a diabetic, I’m too scared of needles.” When I hear this phrase, my usual response is to laugh and smile, while in my head a sassy voice snaps back: “It’s not like I have a choice”. Don’t feel bad if you suspect these might have been your words. I have heard […]


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behind the mask

I currently own a handful of reusable masks, collected over the months from various crafty friends and worried relatives. While I have become accustomed to incorporating a mask into my everyday life, I cannot shake the feelings of isolation and even alienation when I put one on and step outside. When the mask comes on, […]

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