This was a great read. As someone who shies away from discourse on the internet due to a bushel of reasons, It's great to see an article like this that actually makes me feel welcome to open my mind and figure out what I want to say.
Ah nuts. As someone who likes what she puts out, I'm really bummed. As a person who doesn't like other people completely destroying themselves in the process, I hope she gets all the rest and recuperation she wants. If she ever wants to write again, I'll read it twice.
Dr. Tracksuit is most likely Jeff from the far future and, a la Timecop, cannot be in the same place at the same time for fear of occupying the same physical space and undoing themselves on a molecular level.