Painting You a Picture…

There was a picture I had for my life long before this blog was created, long before you knew me. I spent my entire being painting this picture. It was filled with different colours and shapes. I was so excited to be creating this piece because I was going to live my entire life looking […]

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Gorgeous Imperfection

It’s not hard to be beautiful on the outside. Honestly. We can all put loads of money into outfits, make-up, hair, going to the gym, etc. That’s really all it takes isn’t it? I remember watching Oprah with my mom after school when I was a kid and she had these special episodes where people would […]

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Team Bruce

Please note this blog was written weeks ago, before Bruce Jenner came out as her, Caitlyn Jenner. I watched Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer a few weeks ago and right away wanted to write a blog about it. But – I resisted. The online community was a jungle the next day. Opinions flying right and […]

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The Misconception with “Thinking Positively”

I had a blog planned for this month, but last minute I decided to write this. Recently, I heard someone tell me very bitterly, “I don’t believe in thinking positive. It’s a bunch of BS”. They may have thought that their words would affect me, perhaps question everything I stand for? And so here this […]

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The Fault in our Stars

I bought John Green’s book while browsing through the bookstore, not really sure what kind of story I was looking for. The title caught my eye and when I read the description, I knew I’d immediately love it. Being a volunteer at the Canadian Cancer Society I wanted to read this book to give me […]

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Learn to Make Yourself Happy

Happiness. You can’t fight the feeling when you feel it, and you can’t hide it when you crave what it used to be. I thought certain aspects of life might tear me down – especially with what others might think – but I have never allowed myself to be defined by what other people had […]

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You Can Turn It Around

After being diagnosed I remember my mind racing and feeling lost. I had built my life into one large plan, everything being somewhat expected. I made plans to go to school, to travel, get married, have kids… I have to laugh at that now, because yes we live for what is expected but what changes […]

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