A Fulfilling Life

A couple of months ago, I received an e-mail from a colleague saying, “I think it’s great how you’ve managed to incorporate your professional life with your home life. It must be so fulfilling.” Why yes, I thought smugly, I do have an awesome life. My life, in actual...

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About the Affordable Care Act and Welfare Moms

Ok, brace yourselves, this will be a long one. When I found out I was pregnant - at 44 and after being told for 10 years that I would never get pregnant - I discovered that I would need to see a specialist. I immediately applied for insurance under the pre-existing...

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By Way of an Introduction

Hi, My name is Lyssa Graham. It's pronounced Lisa, which, appropriately enough, is how it used to be spelled. I did that to me. I thought I'd be a supermodel after high school. Unfortunately I wasn't terribly exotic so I changed the spelling of my name as a step...

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