The Phoenix Zine

July 10, 2012
by Amy Mathers
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Shadows Cast by Stars

“Don’t forget the miracle.”  When I reached the age of majority and had to switch my care from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to Toronto General Hospital, this was the advice of one father during the transition class my mother and I took.  The … Continue reading

July 2, 2011
by Amy Mathers
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Re-Entry, Otherwise Known As the Emergence From Crisis Living

Ten, nine… Can you hear it?  I’m counting down to landfall.  After almost a year of getting bounced around dealing with cytomeglovirus (CMV) and foscarnet, I feel like I am finally returning to Earth. Eight, seven… I’m convinced it’s going to be perfect … Continue reading