The perinatologist started talking about missing fingers. About how she sees this at the hospital once or twice a year. How there’s nothing else wrong with her but they want to refer me for more scans at another hospital.
We live in Connecticut, the wealthiest state in the country. Most of us, as Connecticut Working Moms, do not live in poverty. We don’t even know any mothers living in poverty. My job is to represent poor people, to help them attain eligibility for government benefits or to keep them from losing those benefits. So
I have a new job, which means I have been plunked down into someone else’s office in a new work environment with its own culture. It’s incredible. This is where I am meant to be, and that feels really good. I work in a law office that represents parents of special needs kids, and guess
This morning I found out that a colleague of mine passed away. Jennifer Jaff was/is a well-known advocate in Connecticut and started her own organization called Advocacy for Patients With Chronic Illnesses (if you went to the most recent Pearl Jam concert in CT like I did, you might have seen her honored on stage