Health knowledge made personal
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Adventures in photography by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Living with a disability all these years has been an interesting existence. I've gone down many paths filled with several twists and turns along the way. I've met some fanta ... Read on »
Turning point? by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Thursday was the long awaited culmination of our efforts here in Missoula to meet with Sen. Max Baucus. As I arose that morning and put on my ADAPT colors, I felt some optimi ... Read on »
Had a ball by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities This past Thursday I hit the interstate and headed east to partake in the 26th annual Testicle Festival. In case you are wondering, the Testy Fest is a summertime baccha ... Read on »
Missoula protest by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I took part yesterday in a protest/sit in held at U.S. Senator Max Baucus's Missoula office. It was organized by the Missoula Coalition for Disabi ... Read on »
Sad passing by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As promised I've put together a slide show of pictures from my parents recent visit. They were taken around Missoula and on the trips we took to Stevensville and Fla ... Read on »
Long overdue by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Well after a fantastic few weeks I thought it's high time I return with some sort of an update. Things have been crazy around here but I'm happy to report that There ... Read on »
New York Bound by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Theresa and Dustin left for New York on Monday and are departing Rockford Illlinois as I type this. T & D took along Ugga, Daisy, and Sammy to the Pug Meetup so it is pretty ... Read on »
Ready for my closeup by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I can’t believe it’s been three weeks since I’ve touched my blog. That happens when summer school keeps me a bit busier than I’d like. The last few weeks have been ... Read on »
Strolling by the river by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities We had a gorgeous day here Thursday after a few cloudy and cool days. There wasn't a cloud in sight and it was a perfect day to enjoy the great outdoors of western M ... Read on »
Video project by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Abuse, neglect, and forced isolation are things that unfortunately permeate the world of disability. These are difficult issues to discuss but remaining silent will do nothin ... Read on »
Martha Mason by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities The disability community lost a true pioneer on Monday when Martha Mason passed away at the age of 71. Ms. Mason of Lattimore NC survived a childhood bout with polio and ... Read on »
Twitter revolution by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities It seems like everywhere you turn these days you hear about Twitter. This craze has been building for some time and Twitter is poised to became the next killer app o ... Read on »
Donation by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities If you'd like to make a donation to Montana ADAPT please email adaptmt@aol.com Thanks...Mark Read on »
ADAPT Fun*Run by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I'm one of a multitude of people who have survived terms of imprisonment in America's nursing home system. We have had to fight very hard for our freedom and our stori ... Read on »
Normalcy by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Things are back to normal here in Missoula and my leg is back to 99% I'd say. I went to the university on Monday to meet the medical director and discuss my academic reinstat ... Read on »
The War by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I've been an enthusiast of Ken Burn's cinematic works ever since I saw The Civil War in high school. That film was an incredible look at a war that almost permanentl ... Read on »
Very proud by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities My home state has been inundated by historic flooding the past several days and the Fargo-Moorhead area has especially been hard hit. This crisis has shown the tenacious spir ... Read on »
Sarah the stupid by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities It's been a while since I've made any political observations but a recent story from the "Land of the Midnight Sun" has inspired me. Sarah Palin the queen of the gaffe ha ... Read on »
Stories... by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Quality storytelling is something that I've always been in awe of. A quality storyteller brings their reader/viewer along for the journey and you feel a part o ... Read on »
Slow but sure by Mark B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Things continue to move slow here in Missoula but I'm feeling better. My pain has leveled off considerably and that makes me quite happy. I saw the ortho last week ... Read on »