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July 30, 2019

“This is what he did to me last week,” she said, rolling up her to sleeve to reveal extensive bruising on her left arm. “I’ve been wearing long sleeves to work all week even though it’s ninety degrees outside.” She wasn’t referring to an abusive husband or partner. She...

August 17, 2018

 Max at Niagra Falls a few days ago. Living life. 

'Well" said the grandmother, we will shut the door, so that he cannot come in.' and Red Riding Hood went joyously home, and one ever did anything to harm her again

Sleeping Beauty opened her eyes and awoke, and look...

August 17, 2018

After a natural disaster or terrorist attack, there is generally an outpouring of support. The date is noted and the survivors and victims are remembered each year. Red cross donations pour in. Volunteers show up. And a page is created in the history books. But what if...

June 22, 2018

Recently I had a few different people ask me how my kids are doing. Maybe I should just be polite and say "okay," but I'm not the type. Still, I felt guilty telling them the truth: that one of my kids was doing great and the other four are struggling. I felt like a glo...

June 20, 2018

I had an anniversary recently. The ten year anniversary of the day I turned a fellow medical student to the FBI for child trafficking. He said he would kill me. He said he would kill my children. But you do what you have to when someone is abusing children.

My ordeal wi...

April 25, 2018

Last night’s episode of Chicago Med, “The Parent Trap,” was aptly named, although not for the reason the writers intended. It focused on the parents of a child diagnosed with PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal infection...

April 17, 2018

The Bear has made his next move in the ongoing war. He has opened up a new theatre of war. August, our two and a half year old. One by one my children have been stolen away and now he has joined them. He is not yet in the belly of the Bear but he is in its grasp. The q...

April 9, 2018

Day #34 post IVIG #5

IVIG #4 did little to nothing for Max. It seems the Bear is more vulnerable to odd numbers when it comes to Max. #2 didn't do squat either. #5 seems to be working. He is starting to be more open to eating foods he doesn't much like. His tics are dow...