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May 30, 2018

Some of us may not be sure what “self love” actually means but I believe that self love is the most important tool that a woman can have.

Self love is the high regard for your own well being and happiness. It means wanting the best for yourself. When you engage in the p...

January 31, 2018

Managing Crohn’s disease can mean dealing with anxiety, stress, and even depression. In honour of Bell Let's Talk Day, here are some ways to better control the emotional roller coaster of Crohn’s.

Managing the symptoms of Crohn’s disease can take an emotional toll on yo...

August 22, 2017

It's taken me forever to write this piece. I just didn't know how to put into words the devastation I feel from the passing of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. 

It was Chester Bennington's voice that carried me through some very dark times in my life.

In 2000, when “H...

March 15, 2017

I apologize for my lack of posts. Life has been so busy lately. March in general is a busy time for my family and I. We celebrate several birthdays this month, including my husband and two children. We are in the middle of March break here and as my son takes a moment...

February 28, 2017

Let's talk numbers today.

47. 77. 30. 107.

What does these mean?

It’s been 47 days since my surgery on January 12th. January 4 I went into the hospital weighing 77 pounds. I came out of the hospital on January 20th weighing 77 pounds. Today, February 28, I weigh 107 pound...

February 14, 2017

Today is Valentine’s Day and it got me thinking about how much effort we put in to showing our partners, children, parents, teachers and friends just how much we love them. We buy beautiful cards, we spend money on flowers, chocolates and treats. We make plans to spend...

February 7, 2017

I've been noticing a lot lately on some of the Facebook groups that I'm a part of, that a lot of women are talking about how tired they are lately, how down they are lately and how much of an effort it is to get out of bed in the morning. It got me thinking about when...

January 25, 2017

Today is Bell Let’s Talk day – a day dedicated to bringing awareness to Mental Illness.

I suffer from a mental illness – depression. I’ve talked about this before in a previous post, but I really wanted to share more about it in honour of today’s event.

I can’t pinpoint...

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