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Welcome to lemon oppression! However you came to be on this blog, I am happy you are here. Please feel free to wander around, and if you have any questions or just want to leave a comment, please use the comment boxes on posts, or send an email through the contact page. This is still a new and growing blog so if you there are any specific topics you are interested in, please let me know!

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Chronic Illness Health Inclusion Writing 

Navigating Endometriosis from a trans perspective

A few years ago I wrote a piece about navigating life with endometriosis as a trans person, which can be found here. As my life has changed, and the conversation around trans issues has become more common, I wanted to provide a bit of an update on my experience navigating life with endometriosis. It has been just over four years since I wrote my very first piece about being trans and living with endometriosis. Since then there has been an increase in public awareness about trans people. Conversations about trans inclusion…

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Food Health 

When making lunch makes you sick

How to eat well when you don’t want to eat When I first moved out on my own and became responsible for feeding myself I found that packing a lunch was the hardest part of my day. I grew up with chronic nausea, and eating was not something I ever looked forward to. It was a chore, and one I knew needed to be done several times everyday. I really struggled to do this when there was pressure to pack a lunch for work, and not knowing how I might…

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When Life Gives you Oppression…. Have a Lemon

Years ago, when I was just finishing high school, I was sitting in the darkened office at my friend’s house while I waited for him to get off the phone. In front of me were three crayons, and some computer paper. While doodling I created an image that would begin to inform many areas of my life. At the time I didn’t feel oppressed, and I didn’t even really have a very thorough understanding of the word oppression.Yet when prompted by my friend to title the piece, I instantaneously knew…

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