chronic illness, life, mental health, MS, Quotes

Pain and anxiety

I had another post scheduled for today, and then this happened... My body has been happier for the last month or so than I remember it feeling for a few years now. My mom and I had a mostly wonderful outing to the theatre today(Saturday). We watched an incredible tribute to the phenomenal Leonard Cohen… Continue reading Pain and anxiety

chronic illness, life, MS, writing

Grant, the cabbie has the cure!

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 has the cure!

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

life, MS

Pacing: Whoa, Nelly or Go, Nelly?

Last week, I posted about resting and the importance of taking the time for self-care without feeling guilty. It's a common problem in our go-go-go world, where there are always errands to run, household chores to get through, work to do, exercise hopefully, eating right, not to mention connecting with family and friends. It's not… Continue reading Pacing: Whoa, Nelly or Go, Nelly?

life, writing

Camp NaNoWriMo – Yay Me!

Toot toot! I normally only post once a week, but I had to share. Despite that crazy old gal Life tossing all sorts of obstacles in my way this month, I managed to succeed at the word count goal I set for myself for Camp Nanowrimo. I had no idea how many words I would… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo – Yay Me!