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On Cold Weather Hives And Being A Winter Shut-In

It's gonna be cold outside this winter.

It’s gonna be cold outside this winter.

The weather outside today in Toronto is -9 C, -16 C with the wind chill.

Sarah will not be going outside in this weather.

This, because she suffers from a condition called cold urticaria, where cold weather can make her break out in tremendously uncomfortable hives.

She wrote about what it’s like to be housebound in winter for Refinery 29.

To read the story click here.

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How I Made Friends With My Autistic Body

A shoe

A shoe

In a confessional post over at Refinery 29 Sarah explained why she walked funny as a child and why a gait specialist messing with her shoes was so emotionally damaging.

The reason, it turned out, wasn’t something she’d figure out until many years later.

To read the story “How I Made Friends With My Autistic Body” head over to Refinery 29 by clicking here.

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