[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
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
Affordable Autumn Décor
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
Let’s talk about straws!
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!
May 2018 | Favourites
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
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
9 things on my 21st birthday
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