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
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
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
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
My routine over the last few years has stayed fairly consistent no matter what month of the year. It mainly consisted of running from appointment to appointment, test to test, spending more time with my doctors and other medical professional than my friends. Not only did I spend much of my time in the same … Continue reading The summer of self-discovery
This past year was probably the toughest year of my life. With my health posing lots of challenges, I had a lot of hurdles to overcome and mountains to climb. Yet, because of all of this, I learned so many beautiful lessons I would like to share with all of you. I realized how much … Continue reading 2016.
Every year when the new year rolls around, I tell myself that the new year will be my year. It will finally be better than the last and my life will be drastically new and improved. I set big expectations for myself and what I wish to accomplish. Then, each year, roadblocks and pot holes … Continue reading 2016: The Year of Me