Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – The Tip of the Iceberg

[featured image thanks to Kara O'Keefe (instagram: @karaokeefe)] Though I’ve been living with this condition unknowingly my whole life, it was 5 years ago, during my first year of university, that this illness finally made me take pause, that it started to change my life completely. When this happened, I was in my first year … Continue reading Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – The Tip of the Iceberg

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Faking it ’till I Make it

I'm an undoubtedly positive person, even with all the hardship illness has brought my way the last handful of years. Dealing with illness is hard and dealing with a rare disease has its additional hardships. In this post, I'm going to share my secret to having a positive attitude and that is to “fake it … Continue reading Faking it ’till I Make it

Untangling Self-Worth from Productivity

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