During April, over a long weekend I attended a Women’s Studies Association conference in Wellington. Where there were discussions, presentations, and communion around such topics as women being oppressed, violence against women, women with disabilities, and sexuality.
On a much more upbeat note, the final session of the weekend was a panel discussion with young influential women. One of these women was Anna Guenther, Co-founder of PledgeMe. Continue reading
Last Thursday was ANZAC day. According to Wikipedia, ANZAC day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations” and “the contribution and suffering of all those who have served.”
Originally 25 April, ANZAC day was established to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Continue reading
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Botox. Cosmetic, medical, controversial and beneficial.
Now I can only talk from the perspective of personal experience, so I will. Every three months I have botox injections into the spastic muscles in my left arm. Two vials of the toxin is injected into my arm, at multiple sites, targeting specific athetoid/spastic muscles throughout my whole arm. From my biceps to my finger flexors.
My experience is over 16 years in the making. Continue reading
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