Author Archives: Janet Logan

About Janet Logan

Well educated woman, transgender / transsexual, lesbian, Reiki practitioner, LGBT activist, polyamorous, and eclectic Pagan.

Successful debugging


A little while ago, I joined the élite ranks of those few who have literally debugged a system. It seems that the garage door here wouldn’t close properly. From the symptoms, I knew it was a problem with the infrared … Continue reading

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My friend depression


My friend depression is making another visit. Since we all know how well I do on antidepressants, I’m taking a different approach this time. I have decided to try St. John’s Wort. St John’s wort is widely known as an … Continue reading

Posted in Mental health, Psychology, situational depression

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us


Originally posted on Health & Family:
Corrections Appended: February 26, 2013 1. Routine Care, Unforgettable Bills When Sean Recchi, a 42-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio, was told last March that he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his wife Stephanie knew she had to…

Posted in Activism, Healthcare, Politics, Single payer

It’s been nine months since she died


Nine months ago, the one true love of my life, my Barbara, passed away. The pain is only slightly less intense than it was in the first weeks. I was so busy then. There were two memorial services to plan, … Continue reading

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Lupus Advocacy Day 2011


Originally posted at DailyKos, but everything I post there gets lost in overload. Lupus kills. Today was Lupus Advocacy Day 2011. It’s too late for Barbara, but maybe we can save someone else. We need more research.

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Police to drop off undocumented immigrants at Congressional Offices? Only in Texas.


That’s right. A state legislator in Texas has introduced a bill to instruct law enforcement to turn over custody of undocumented immigrants (“illegal aliens”) to members of Congress. (ht ThinkProgress).

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Another try with anti-depressants for fibromyalgia


Another anti-depressant for fibromyalgia. Continue reading

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I of I


Infinite Infinities, and sugary sweet memories. Continue reading

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Will You Cry for Me, John Boehner?


Tell Speaker Boehner Who He Should be Crying For Below, share your personal struggle with the healthcare system (anonymously if you prefer) or share other reasons for concern (like how millions will fall into poverty if Congress cuts Medicare) with … Continue reading

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Tried to go out last night


I tried to go out last night, and ended up totaling my car. And it wasn’t even really my car. It was Barbara’s car. At least that is what the title says. No one was hurt, but I was ticketed … Continue reading

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