Posts tagged "chronic illness"

Review: “In the Kingdom of the Sick” by Laurie Edwards

Laurie Edwards

Disclosure: I was provided a free copy of this book to review. I should start this post with an apology because I was supposed to review this book when it came out two months ago. However, as someone who lives in the kingdom of the sick mentioned in the title, I have become somewhat unreliable…. [Read More]

The New York Diaries – Part 3: High Line, Chelsea Market, and desserts courtesy of the chef

Courtesy of the chef

High Line Tuesday morning I had to roll out of bed fairly early because the maid was coming. It must be nice to have a maid, but it’s not that nice to wake up early on vacation. Actually, it wasn’t that early, but my sleeping schedule was rather effed up that month, partly because of… [Read More]

A sick freelancer’s guide to American health insurance

Cobra

Photo by takomabibelot / by Attribution 2.0 Generic CC Updated on 5/26/14: As of January 1, 2014 most of the information in this post became outdated due to the start of the Affordable Care Act. Insurance companies can no longer deny me insurance because of my pre-existing conditions. They can not charge me more than… [Read More]