Treating my type 2 diabetes through diet and exercise – resisting a predetermined medicalized future

Healthcare – especially public healthcare – is optimized for  risk management. This will always be true despite talk of ‘personalized medicine’. It perpetuates its own truths and pre-approves acceptable choices for patients. Our experts and clinicians are trained to operate the system as it is, not to construct it on the fly according to each patient’s needs. Continue Reading


Burn out

I’ve read a few things lately – articles, blog posts, facebook musings – on how parents are increasingly burning out and deciding that there is such a thing as too much. Too much intervention, training, therapy, structure. While it’s unfortunate… Continue Reading



I’ve gone quiet, I know. At least here. In real life I have been extraordinarily busy, but I think about this blog often. I miss taking the time to write and correspond with my fellow bloggers, readers and thinkers. Today’s… Continue Reading