I've always loved holidays but I've been finding less joy in them the last few years as many of them centre around food. However, this year, I've decided to change things up and celebrate holidays differently nay incorporating things I enjoy like decorating! Usually my mom has always been the decorater but the last few … Continue reading Affordable Autumn Décor
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I’ve always been an introvert at heart. I don’t dislike people, it’s the opposite in fact. But when I spend a lot of time around people, by the end, I’m all peopled-out and need some quiet time to be with myself and my thoughts. My brain gets time to relax, no longer needing to be … Continue reading Finding Community in Adversity
As many of you know, Gastroparesis is one of the conditions I deal with due to my genetic condition. What happens with gastroparesis is that it makes my stomach be really awful at digesting food. Because of that, I use TPN and a bit of tube feeds in order to “eat”. August is gastroparesis awareness … Continue reading Gastroparesis; Your Questions, My Answers
You know those memories we have that just stick with us forever? The ones that we will always remember in detail? That shook you to your core in a way that you will never forget? For me, ones of those memories was the first time I was told that I needed to start using a … Continue reading The Superpower Named Acceptance
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