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?

It’s My Birthday

Today started with a my favouritest cupcakes in the world, a Stanley/Pretzel Day Birthday card, and a brand new Smash + Tess romper from Danielle on my porch before I even woke up. It just kept getting better and better as kind words and thoughtful posts and birthday/birthday-ish phone calls were made. My brother found … Continue reading It’s My Birthday

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

Help Shaun King Get To Be The #1 Book in North America Today

@shaunking It’s HERE! ⁣⁣So excited that you all are now getting it in the mail and able to pick it up at bookstores EVERYWHERE!⁣⁣Can’t wait for you to not only learn my story, but understand how we got where we are as a country right now and what we have to do make change TOGETHER!⁣⁣Click … Continue reading Help Shaun King Get To Be The #1 Book in North America Today

#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

DoTheWork Challenge Day 5 – Examining Privilege

In today’s session of Rachel Cargle’s Do The Work 30 Day Challenge, we examined our privilege and how we no winglet and unknowingly perpetuate the racist society that benefits whiteness. In particular, coincidentally aligning with yesterday’s post about white feminism, we are asked to make not of intersectionality and how white feminism is a further … Continue reading DoTheWork Challenge Day 5 – Examining Privilege

DoTheWork Challenge Day 4 – What Lies Beneath

Today’s session involved the infamous Doll Test and participating the Harvard Project Implicit to determine our implicit biases. Once again, I invite you to participate in this healing work. It’s not enough to wear a T-shirt bought off Amazon that says Black Lives Matter (which may or may not actually provide funds or support to … Continue reading DoTheWork Challenge Day 4 – What Lies Beneath