February 2, 2017 0

As part of the PhD process, I’ve been reading through my blog from the beginning. I wrote it, but I have never actually read it […]

Memories of illness

January 28, 2017 0

As I delve into my research, I am reading through my cancer blog ( from the beginning. It occurred to me that although I wrote […]

Shifting my research question

November 8, 2016 2

In the spirit of open dissertations, I figured I’d write a little more about where I’m headed with my dissertation. My last two weeks were […]

Seeing autoethnograpy

September 19, 2016 2

Once I started blogging, I found myself becoming more aware of bloggable moments. I saw blog posts in the things that I do every day. […]

Window Shopping

September 18, 2016 0

I stepped on the stage with a little wobble. My stomach was churning. The audience of over 200 people sat there waiting for me to […]

How do you ‘perform’ a blog?

September 6, 2016 0

I’m starting to write my first chapter for my dissertation (yay), but also I’m preparing to give a presentation at a conference. My first chapter […]

The News

August 27, 2016 0

Bumping and screeching, the plane finally lands.  I’m operating on very little sleep. I’m exhausted and hungry. I turn on my phone. I try to text […]

Tears of fear

August 11, 2016 0

I scan over the document that she hands me, and immediately my eyes fixate on one word malignant. An uncontrollable wave of emotion hits me. […]

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