Post Archives tagged ‘illness and the workplace’

Radiation Fallout

Posted on: April 6th, 2017 by

Layout 1 The train eases into the early morning fog. Other commuters are lulled to sleep on their way to work. I slothily lean my head against the window and look out, exhausted. But I cannot sleep. Outside, blurred lights blink past me. All I think is, “What the hell just happened?” The train’s route is clear, Continue reading the story "Radiation Fallout"

‘Healthy Privilege’: ‘I’m Healthy, So Are You’

Posted on: August 14th, 2013 by

Sometimes paths are clear, and sometimes they are challenging walk-throughs. When people are healthy, they take the clear path for granted. Guess which path the ill must walk? Blogger Carolyn Thomas posted a comment on my Illness and the Workplace post that piqued my curiosity. She mentioned the term “healthy privilege,” which I had never heard before. What I discovered turned out to be the Continue reading the story "‘Healthy Privilege’: ‘I’m Healthy, So Are You’"