Stranger in a Strange Land

I'm only recently accepting the extent to which my physical body has been intrinsic to how I self-identify.  The realization has come on the heels of a bunch more that are the result of the heart failure (cardiomyopathy if you like big words) diagnosis in September. My body has changed significantly in the way I use it for self-identification purposes.   [...]

Because, and all the other reasons

I don't like titles.  On me, they feel accusatory and restrictive; they never seem to fit or they're itchy; they're always a little uncomfortable. I eat a plant-based diet.  I'm vegan.  This will be a revelation for some of you especially after the Mike and Ikes episode the other day.  It is an unwieldy title [...]