A letter not sent

I've been going through some old writing, from a harder time in my life. A time when I was treading water...trying to stay above water. I've been reading the words, remembering how I felt, and being so thankful that I'm not feeling so empty these days. I've decided to post some of my most vulnerable… Continue reading A letter not sent

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How to Survive When You Miss Your Medication

Worst. Feeling. Ever. Am I right? I don't often miss my medication but, when I do, I sure do feel it. My head feels like electric shocks are pulsing through my synapses and my stomach feels like it's being shredded. I feel exhausted no matter how much sleep I get. I'm irritable, angry and impossible… Continue reading How to Survive When You Miss Your Medication

10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian

In 2017, lesbians are everywhere. Ellen Page, Kristen Stewart, Ruby Rose, Halsey...so many up and coming, talented women standing with the LGTBQ+ community. The representation of lesbians is on the rise (while I find the representation of bisexual or gay men, unfortunately, isn't as prominent.) Shows like Orange is the new black┬ámade lesbians crazy!I feel… Continue reading 10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Lesbian

The 5 Powers Of Kindness

The power of kindness is often overlooked in our over-worked, under-paid, over-stressed and generally selfish society. We are so consumed in the functions of our day to day routines that we have trouble finding a simple moment to show kindness and another to reap the benefits of showing kindness. I truly think the issue is… Continue reading The 5 Powers Of Kindness

How to Support People With Mental Illness During The Christmas Season

Christmas, although a cheerful time, can be especially stressful for those struggling with mental illness. It's a time where there are numerous social expectations, alcohol (depressant) is easily accessible and may be part of family traditions, and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is at a high as the world feels terribly cold and dark. Loneliness during… Continue reading How to Support People With Mental Illness During The Christmas Season

Why It’s so Hard to Eat Healthy

So recently I saw a naturopath who gave me a solid meal plan consisting of mostly vegetables, protein and healthy fats. What the meal plan didn't contain was pizza. I miss pizza. Instead of eating an entire pizza I figured I'd write about it. Pizza isn' it's own food group. Like why? Does it have… Continue reading Why It’s so Hard to Eat Healthy

My Naturopath Experience

Note: I am in no way trying to disrespect Doctors who work in family practice, I appreciate the work they do and believe there are good doctors. I saw a naturopathic doctor for the first time a few days ago. I booked the appointment in hopes that she would be able to help me live… Continue reading My Naturopath Experience