Posts Tagged ‘United States’

We Are Equal, But Not The Same

Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of heat in the comments on certain blog posts about how I am “sexist” in my “generalizations.” Sexist? Have you read my articles? I would think my constant push for fairness, mutual respect, and equality, is the furthest thing from sexist. But, this does raise an interesting point. Why…

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Why We Need To Take Women Seriously

Earlier today I was filling up my car with gas and a short news station clip came on the screen at the pump. The news anchor was female, blonde, and…well, ‘gifted’ in the upper torso region. I couldn’t help but immediately wonder if her position was to truly deliver short bursts of news to those…

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Breaking News: American Girl Wins Miss America, American People Outraged.

In America, a country less than 300 years old and therefore comprised only of people who have immigrated to it (minus Native Americans), many people are now outraged because a girl whose family immigrated here has been crowned Miss America. Wait…what? There has been some deeply disturbing commentary from the ignoramuses of ‘Merica thanks to…

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What Confidence Looks Like (Part 1 – Men)

There are some things that never go out of style – fast cars, good food, beautiful women, and…a man’s confidence. Your confidence shows through everything. It speaks louder than the car you drive, the condo you live in, or the way you dress. Your confidence can open doors for you in life, and lack of…

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Update on Margot’s progress (Part 3)

More good news to report! As I mentioned in a previous update, Margot’s second biopsy results were one of the only tests we were waiting for to come back. According to Dana Farber, some of the cells in her larger mass are DCIS – which basically means precancerous, and not actually cancer yet! This is, obviously,…

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Quick update on Margot’s progress (Part 2)

If you’ve been staying updated on my girlfriend Margot’s progress after her breast cancer diagnosis, you may have known we were awaiting the results of her test regarding the BRCA gene (made widely known by Angelina Jolie). If this gene was present, it would forecast future complications and prompt a conversation regarding reproductive organs being affected…

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Quick update on Margot’s progress

For those of you who have read my previous blog post (http://bit.ly/15QUeSo) you know that my beautiful girlfriend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She has decided to pursue treatment at Dana Farber, one of the top cancer treatment centers in the country. Over this past week, they ran multiple tests and got good results.…

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Staying strong through life’s unexpected changes…

Yesterday, a culmination of information my girlfriend and I had been collecting and learning about, all came to a head. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is 27, and has no family history of any disease. A few months ago, I found a small lump that obviously wasn’t supposed to be where it was.…

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Intercultural relationships and ‘Individualistic Romanticism’ (Guest Post)

The following post was written by a good friend of mine, Zareh, who goes by “Z.” Z is a native of Armenia, Yerevan, currently residing in Boston, MA. He is a Microbial Development Scientist focusing on Alternative Fuel Sources. You can connect directly with Z at @ZarehZurabyan. We have all heard the cliché sayings of how…

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To recharge your motivation, get a taste of what you want…

The above video is of a Ferrari F430 Scuderia tearing down the front stretch of New Hampshire Motor Speedway this past weekend – with me behind the wheel. I fully outline this experience (an amazing gift from my girlfriend) in the Cloud 9 Living blog here: https://www.cloud9living.com/blog/ferrari-driving-experience-gift, but I’d like to cover a different, aspect…

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