I came home from the in person meeting with the Young Adult Summit volunteers in January and decided it was time to take action. Having walked previously and been walked for in my province, I decided to take on the task of heading a walk team for the 2019 Chatham-Kent MS Walk. We are calling … Continue reading MS Walk: Participate, Support, and Encourage.
I know that it has been a while and that I am not off to a good start here. But while I haven't shown evidence of it (until now, see image.), I have been trying super hard to get to work with this blog. I tend to be my worst enemy more often than not, … Continue reading Taking steps in the right direction
So when it comes to dealing with my daily life, I am usually pretty organized and on top of things. But nobody is perfect all the time. And it grows tiresome to always have to be super prepared for anything imaginable. Living with MS, that's kind of what you are required to do. And unfortunately, … Continue reading This Girl Vs. Skeeter Fever
Over the next couple of weeks, I intend to upload separate posts that will encompass the whole of my mental health journey. I decided to do it in this way because telling it as a one-shot didn't feel true to the journey. I will be doing the posts in a narrative sort of chronology. This … Continue reading Heads up!
While I am still dedicated to this blog, I have been super busy recently. This being said, I have still been working on future posts--I just haven't had the spare time to finesse any of them. So I have not forgotten about this space. I do intend to post at least a blog post a … Continue reading Minor Life Interruption
Patriotism comes in many forms. Sometimes it takes truly huge things to happen for us to see how grateful and appreciative we are for being from our homelands. Being a born and raised Canadian girl, I think I use to take for granted how great my country is. Maybe it was based in the small town/rural … Continue reading Current State of Affairs Rant
Life is full of external forces. You may try your damnedest to live a routine and balanced life. You may even do yoga or meditate to help reach your goals. Yet, there are always obstacles and sudden stressors thrown into the mix. No one can truly live a stress free life, well maybe a Buddhist … Continue reading Let’s stop adding stress onto our issues
Chronic illness warriors, I suspect you have this same issue. Do you ever get it in your head that you can do anything? Part of me wants to give you kudos for believing in yourself and having some bad ass willpower. I’m not much for bowing down either. But the truth of the matter is, … Continue reading Weighing the pros and cons: Choice with Chronic Illness.
Whether you were aware or not: 1 in 5 people is affected by mental illness. Over 1/2 of the earth's population is currently, has previously, or will be (again), treated for some variation of a mental illness or disorder. Mental illness comes in a wide variety of forms. They can be chronic, prolonged, seasonal, short-term, … Continue reading Let’s talk about…