Top Five Podcasts of Summer 2017

I listen to podcasts constantly. I have a fairly long commute to and from work which leaves me a lot of time everyday to consume different podcasts.  Since I’m always listening to podcasts, I’m always on the lookout for more recommendations. I realize that not every podcast is going to be the next Serial (please… Continue reading Top Five Podcasts of Summer 2017

ACA, AHCCCS, and the Humanity Behind the Acronyms

In 2013, only a few short years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Arizona’s rough and tumble governor, Jan Brewer (the one that yelled at Obama on the tarmac – you remember her) surprised us all and expanded Medicaid. The expansion of Medicaid was one of the results of ACA. States could… Continue reading ACA, AHCCCS, and the Humanity Behind the Acronyms

Affirmations and Mantras – How I Cope

One of the toughest results of the November election was that my anxiety reached new and astounding peaks. I’ve always been anxious and a little depressed, but suddenly, I couldn’t sleep. I found myself sobbing in the bathroom at my job. I was afraid to leave the house. Things had been bad before, but this… Continue reading Affirmations and Mantras – How I Cope

No, You Should Follow Trump On Twitter (If He Hasn’t Blocked You Yet)

Immediately following the election, there was a call in liberal circles to not follow Trump on Twitter. The argument was that we should not give him what he wants — attention. Additionally, if he truly said something crazy, the news would report it. We wouldn’t miss out on what he said. And even then, there… Continue reading No, You Should Follow Trump On Twitter (If He Hasn’t Blocked You Yet)