Intermittent postings from Canberra, Australia on Software Development, Space, Politics, and Interesting URLs.
And of course, Brains...
Oh, and did I mention I'm Intersexed, and was brought up as a Boy? Never did understand Men though.
Here I seek to turn tears to words in an effort to heal, share, and help in the simplest of ways. There is life beyond an Eating Disorder; I have found it. But I still know and feel the pain and suffering eating disorders carry with them. I can't forget, but I can write. Every day It is there--that terrifying It that tries to get a hold of so many others. Sometimes It succeeds, sometimes It does not. But words are tools. Turning tears to words is where it starts....more
I write about teenagers and their raging hormones! Adolescent sexuality is a topic of much concern among parents and teenagers alike, and although this blog is primarily directed at parents, teenagers often e-mail me to ask questions or to mention something they found helpful on the blog. I hope you will too! We're starting to build up a real conversation by readers from many perspectives. Post topics can range from the funny (like Zits cartoons) to the devastating (teenage suicide), and everything in between.
Humans understand the world through stories. We explain what we see and experience to ourselves and to others by incorporating it all into stories. Whether they're stories masquerading as facts or opinions hidden within stories, understanding the way they're told and why they're told that way is a step towards better understanding of the world.