You just finished a long day at work and are pretty exhausted. You're looking forward to just getting home and resting but you decide to stop for coffee on your walk home. You know that all the local coffee shops have drive thru service only but you figure it shouldn't be an issue, you can … Continue reading Let’s talk about straws!
Hi friends! May has just flown by! The is my first time doing a post like this, it's a little more on the relaxed side than my typical posts but I thought it'd be nice to share some of my favourite products, experiences, music, whatever I have loved during the month. Hope you enjoy this … Continue reading May 2018 | Favourites
May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome awareness month. I wrote this in hopes of giving a better understanding of how *I* have experienced EDS throughout my life; keeping in mind that EDS is a spectrum meaning some people barely have any symptoms and can live normally and some have more severe symptoms. This is not a full … Continue reading Moving into the light
When browsing social media, my feeds are regularly heavily populated with cute graphics sporting quotes encouraging its reader to “hustle harder”, with advertisements linking to blog posts teaching you how to make more money and be more successful, with influencers constantly promoting the newest and hottest products, and with people romanticizing a life of little … Continue reading Untangling Self-Worth from Productivity
So, it's been a long time since I've written here! During my last post, I wrote about my Christmas miracle and how I was really starting to look forward to the holidays. This Christmas was supposed to be a good one after spending the holiday the year before in the hospital. We planned things carefully … Continue reading Holidays & Hospitals
Christmas has always been my favourite time of the year. It's a time of magic; a time to be spent with family and friends; a time of joy, of togetherness, and of gratitude. It's a time where we all come together to celebrate the life we are given and the blessings we are given. The … Continue reading Christmas Miracles
Dear Teddy, Thank you for giving me a purpose. Working with you gave me such a boost of confidence. You were the smartest little dog I’ve met and so willing to please. The bond we were able to build in such a short amount of time because of the mutual respect we had for each … Continue reading Dear Teddy,
One year ago today, I woke up early in the morning. As I slowly opened my eyes to see the world around me, I started to remember where I was. I gently rolled over on my blue plastic mattress, opening my eyes to the sight of my hospital room, the same room I had previously … Continue reading One year ago today
Growing up, I've always loved birthdays. I am a big fan of tradition and holidays in our family are full of them. Birthdays are like mini holidays; they happen often and are breaks from reality that we've always celebrated with food, family, and love. Not to mention that I also love gift giving! Finding someone … Continue reading 9 things on my 21st birthday
Learn how I made this beautiful Corner-to-Corner (C2C) beach themed crochet blanket and make one for yourself!