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All listed dates are Sundays, 7pm eastkost time, 4pm leftkost, usually running 2½-3 hrs, sometimes longer, to fit some part of everyone's Sunday afternoon/evening. See logobox below for more on Sunday discussions. We also publish and republish between Sundays - kosmail to mettle fatigue or Darwinian Detritus about publishing/republishing during the week.

July 6 — OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite T-shirt saying!
July 13 - "Music Benefits Every Body & Brain Across the Lifespan" Part 1 in a series
                                                                by Darwinian Detritus
July 20 -  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .your diary here!
July 27 (possible diary on dyslexia - "Obesity, Diabetes, etc" tentatively re-scheduled in
                                                                             August)

August 3 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite surprising medical/health thing you
                                                  found out about, and/or one you wonder about!
August 10 - "100+ Recent Medical Journal Discussions on Obesity, Diabetes, & Related Topics"
                                                      by mettle fatigue (this date may change)
August 17 -  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .your diary and here!
August 24 -  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and here, too!
August 24 -  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .and even here!

September 7 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite easy recipe!
October 5 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite pet peeve!
November 2 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite quote...other than yer sig line!
December 7 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite(?) household disaster!
January 4 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite bad joke!
February 1 - OPEN THREAD NIGHT & POTLUCK: bring a favorite bumpersticker!
February 8 - “Never Again: Coming to Grips with Life After Stroke” by Steven Park

KosAbility diaries can be one paragraph, two, twenty, or more. Unscheduled diaries in planning/drafting stage are: fibromyalgia  ■ the roles of music in health, rehab, & neurology  ■ high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, & related issues  ■ ...and whatever you our members have on your mind that you'd like to write about! Haven't done a diary yet? New Diarists is a wonderful group to ask questions, get answers, learn, practice, and find coaches/mentors, all at your own pace.
ShoshannaD has started a Get Out The Vote 2014 group and diary series of how-to and who's-doing-it. She's interested in writers to compose or collaborate on a diary for the end of July about getting differently abled, disabled, housebound and chronically ill people registered and to their polling places — especially for states that obstruct absentee balloting— contact her if you'd like to work on that diary.Click on the link to her page or group to "follow" those diaries (for newcomers, that means her diaries will be listed in your Stream in your WelcomeBack box, top right corner of every DK page).
KosAbility logoKosAbility is a Sunday 7pm eastkost/4pm leftkost volunteer diarist series, as a community for people living with disabilities, who love someone with a disability, or who want to know more about the issues. Our use of "disability" includes temporary as well as permanent conditions, from small, gnawing problems to major, life-threatening health/medical ones. Our use of "love someone" extends to beloved members of other species.

Our discussions are open threads in the context of this community. Feel free to comment on the diary topic, ask questions of the diarist or generally to everyone, share something you've learned, tell bad jokes, post photos, or rage about your situation. Our only rule is to be kind; trolls will be spayed or neutered. If you are interested in contributing a diary, contact series coordinator postmodernista.

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