chronic illness, life, MS, writing

Grant, the cabbie

I wake up slightly hungover and more than ready to get home. Strung out after four days facing my own anxiety and the fact that some women never leave high school, I need some serious solitude. I phone a cab and wait outside in the crisp morning air, dying for coffee. The cab pulls up… Continue reading Grant, the cabbie

gratitude, life, writing

Blogger Recognition Award

Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians! Continuing on the theme of things to be grateful for, I have to thank Ruth at Melanin Talks for nominating me for The Blogger Recognition Award. If you haven't checked out her blog yet, head on over there for interesting posts from a 20-something Congolese student living in the… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award

chronic illness, life, writing

It’s October!!!

The month of Canadian Thanksgiving. So, because there are too many things going on right now for me to focus and write an earth-changing blog post😉, I am going to list some of the things I am grateful for: Our youngest child's 10th birthday tomorrow. She'll be getting her ears pierced, just like I did… Continue reading It’s October!!!

life, mental health, MS, writing

Coming to terms with that bugger anxiety

First, let me tell you that I shared more pictures of stunning Cortes Island, BC, and beautiful Hollyhock Resort where I spent four days at a writing retreat, at the bottom of this post. So, if you're not in the mood for reading about the oh-so-fun topic of anxiety, with a side dish of introversion… Continue reading Coming to terms with that bugger anxiety

Health, life, writing

Happy New (school) Year!

Back to school. Three words that can cause dread or excitement, depending on the person. For some students, school is a happy place filled with friends, new experiences and the wonder of learning. For others, it's an institution with rules to make them toe the line, to think and behave in a way that is… Continue reading Happy New (school) Year!