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

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!

Book recommendations, MS, reading, writing

Writing: From Phobia to Freedom

Any writer is a reader first, and I've always been an avid reader. However, when it comes to which books I read, like most things with the monster there are two parts of my life: before relapse and after relapse. Having RRMS, I've obviously had many relapses. I'm talking about the life-changing, brain-frying relapse that… Continue reading Writing: From Phobia to Freedom