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David Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
I took a year away from college to interview people with disabilities, share their stories, and post my reflections. I'm amazed by how much I learned over this past year. Now, I'm back in school, not having time to interview, but continuing to share my thoughts. About me - I like sports, music,... Full Bio
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We all do it

We all do it. We don’t mean to, but we do. The audience and judges sneered when contestant Susan Boyle walked on stage on Britain's Got...

Relationships

I’ve been thinking about the connection between disability and friendship. What makes a friend? What do I look for in a friendship? What...

Computing

Meredith is an upbeat, positive, energetic person, proud of who she is and insistent I use her real name. Meredith has many interests and...

Birthday celebrations

As many of you know, thanks to Connie and Steve Kuusisto, today is my birthday, my 21st to be exact. Yes, now I am legal. When I was...

A mother and father’s betrayal

Update: See January 15 post. Ok. Here I go. I am tired of the profound sadness that is filling my head 24/7. When I first heard about...

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May 31 2009 by nannette
Hi David my name is Nannette. I have a daughter who has Muscular Dystrophy. Yesterday was the first time I have seen her in 4 years. I am so ashamed of myself for not being there for her and I just don't know how to deal with all of the emotions I'm feeling right now. I was online trying to learn more about this horrific disease when I came  across your picture. I seen it said you had no friends and I could'nt help but to talk to you. I am wish so much for all of you that share this. I would take the place of any one of you and I'm angry that there is no cure...yet. I want you to give me all of the information that you can about this disease so I am more informed. I just don't want to have to read about it on a machine that has no feeling. I know this may sound strange but I am sure you maybe understand a little of this? Thank You David. GOD BLESS YOU
 

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