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Why This Doctor Struggled as a Patient for a Day

Ever felt disempowered in the doctor’s office? You’re not alone. Even doctors feel this way sometimes. I read how my friend -- a Yale-trained physician -- had so much trouble getting the kind of me…

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Walk the Walk – When You Can

I recently had a conversation about how to live according to our principles. We may want to patronize local businesses, be environmentally aware, refrain from supporting corporate exploitation and eat…

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I’m Going to Eat My Placenta

I haven't written a blog in months. I could say it's because I'm pregnant and haven't felt well, but as my new friend Robyn helped me realize this week, that's not the whole truth. I've actuall…

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Contemplating Death While Creating Life

This week I nearly lost a family member, albeit a four-legged one. And in the midst of dealing with urgent care doctors, IVs and exorbitant bills, I shed a lot of tears and thought a lot about the…

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Ashlyn Kittrell is a writer, photographer, and blogger based in Tennessee. She is the founder of Triple Thread, a blog about ethical fashion and... more

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