I am a mom to an amazing 4 year old and a 7 month old and I teach community college. My husband of 5 years is an acupuncturist and we are extremely interested in politics and their implications in our daily lives, especially when it comes to health and healthcare.
I'm a mom, a college instructor, and a wife. I'm interested in anything that will impact my family, our health and our safety.
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February 20, 2014
I'm a MomsRising member from San Diego who is a college professor working four part-time jobs that don’t offer health coverage. For more than a year, I spent every moment terrified and ridden with anxiety. Unable to get private coverage because of a pre-existing condition, I worried daily about what would happen to our family if we had a medical emergency. Thankfully, my family and I signed up for a new health plan made possible through the Affordable Care Act and we're now covered. So I was shocked and saddened to learn that some California legislators, who oppose the Affordable Care Act (...