Is It Illness or Is It Fibromyalgia?

It’s time for another fun game of Is It Illness Or Is It Fibromyalgia!! Cheeks flushed? ☑️Muscles aching? ☑️Headache? ☑️Scratchy throat? ☑️Intense shoulder pain? ☑️Overwhelming fatigue? ☑️On the edge of tears? ☑️Irritability? ☑️Feverish? ☑️Ears ringing? ☑️ So the consensus is???? Who the heck knows? If it looks like a horse, sounds like a horse, and … Continue reading Is It Illness or Is It Fibromyalgia?

Black Shirt Day 2021

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 15th is #BlackShirtDay to honour and commemorate BIPOC and racialized Canadians. As the struggle to dismantle a colonial, white supremacist, heteronormative, cisgendered, Judie-Christian society continues, many of our … Continue reading Black Shirt Day 2021

How Do You Measure a Year?

Welcome to 2021. This year will be… 365 days, 52 weeks, 12 months, 8760 hours, 525600 minutes, and 31536000 seconds. Some of these moments will inevitably be wonderful, amazing and transformative. Some of the moments will inevitably be hard, awful and transformative. This is life. This is what John Lennon said happens when we are … Continue reading How Do You Measure a Year?

Married life is so romantic…

Nothings says “old married couple” like the treat that are my reading telescope glasses. Every night, without fail, at some point or another my long suffering husband gets to see his beloved bride with my reading “glasses”, my crazy hair contained for the night, and the book of the day Sometimes I like to complete … Continue reading Married life is so romantic…

Transgender Day of Remembrance

You are remembered. You are valued. You are loved. Today is for you. Today is for remembering the light that you shone. Today is for meaningful and systemic change in your name. Today is pushing back on the hate and violence that led you here. Today is for shining a light on your beautiful souls. … Continue reading Transgender Day of Remembrance

It’s not perfect

Life isn’t perfect. Especially right now. COVID numbers are going up in my province. There was an exposure at my kids’ school that by the time I found out about it, it was too late to quarantine them. I spent more money in October than I should have, so in November I am feeling the … Continue reading It’s not perfect

If you’re not careful…

“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” ~ Malcolm X This is accurate for all forms of media. Think critically.Value human rights.Live your values. #malcolmx #malcolmxquotes #elhajjmalikelshabazz #humanrights #blacklivesmatter #blm #oppression #endwhitesupremacy #endracism #endracismnow #2020 #change #equality … Continue reading If you’re not careful…

Nonviolence365 Training

• @thekingcenter ‪Register NOW! Our August #Nonviolence365 Virtual Experience starts TODAY, 6pm EST, with ‘#Nonviolence in Action,’ co-facilitated by King Center CEO @berniceaking. REGISTER for the 1st session or for the entire series and apply for #scholarships via the link in our bio/profile. Find Tickets Here I am beyond grateful that my scholarship application was … Continue reading Nonviolence365 Training

Navigating Mental Health: The Triggering Coverage of Kanye West

"We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States #2020VISION" ~ Kanye West via Twitter, July 4th, 2020 Image Source: Chicago Sun Times Less than a month ago, Kanye West tweeted his desire to run for President … Continue reading Navigating Mental Health: The Triggering Coverage of Kanye West

#DoTheWork Challenge Day 6

DoTheWork Challenge Day 6 - continuing Rachel Cargle’s course on unlearning racism. “How can we adequately love, support and uplift those we do not understand. Allyship begins with empathy. The racism in this country thrives off of "otherness". It persists with the understanding that when marginalized groups are seen as 'someone else' or 'someone different' … Continue reading #DoTheWork Challenge Day 6