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Pandemic nightmare

Posted by jennifer gibson on Sunday, October 3, 2021, In : 2021 



What is it like dealing with the medical system during a pandemic for a deaf patient? It’s nearly impossible, incredibly isolating, dehumanizing and truly humiliating. It was a very difficult lesson and I learned quickly who I could rely on for help. I was truly alone for a long time, and had to deal with everything by myself. I still struggle with it on a daily basis and do the best I can under these extraordinary circumstances. 

I had spinal surgery right in the middle of our second and th...


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Fab Five - Love Yourself

Posted by jennifer gibson on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, In : August 2019 

I’m sitting on the rooftop on a hot summer day, battling a bad cold and reading a new book by the Fab Five called “Queer Eye - Love Yourself”. Funnily enough, I've been seeing a lot of endorsement about loving ourselves which is a big sign for me since it’s also in many of BTS’s songs and videos. That’s saying something.

If you get a chance to peruse the book, grab it! It’s a worthwhile read with lots of fabulous advice and features an introspective look into the live...


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Five Feet Apart

Posted by jennifer gibson on Thursday, July 18, 2019, In : July 2019 



I recently saw the movie Five Feet Apart and was pleasantly surprised by the story. It featured talented actors, Cole Sprouse from Riverdale and Haley Lu  Richardson, as 17 year old Cystic Fibrosis patients. Stella has learned to take take control of her life despite spending most of her time in the hospital. She figured out how to cope with disease by setting goals, big and small, to give herself a purpose. Everyday she sets out to achieve those goals which gives her the strength to keep goi...

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