Checking Off Boxes

During the period of time leading up to my separation I talked to so many friends.  When your relationship is in crisis many of us feel the need to compare notes.  Should it really be this hard?  Am I going through a “rough patch” or is this something more? In the end, I realized nobody…

Big Leaps

I’ve been reticent to write about some of the leaps that have happened this year.  Well, one in particular, but it’s almost the one year anniversary so I can’t pretend it isn’t real.  Just the other day was the one year anniversary of when things started going really wrong. The real anniversary isn’t until just…

Whale exhibit at the ROM

Intermittent Fasting for Real People

PART 1: I have been looking into intermittent fasting articles recently because I many years ago I used to fast as part of my yoga practice.  I’d take each Sunday as a day to cleanse and just drink water.  Yogi’s believe it is beneficial to your health and now there are some research studies that…

Protest!

As a self described (& described by others) hippe, and someone who generally has a lot of strong vocal opinions, people can be surprised that I’m not very politically engaged or much of a protester.  I care deeply about many causes, with animal and human rights being at the core of most of them; however,…

Review: Structube is the WORST

As I sit on my floor each night this will now just be a reminder of how badly I feel screwed. I’m trying not to cry but my anger is waning into sadness. It’s the new year and you want to feel like people are good and try to do the right thing. This wasn’t right, or fair, or kind. I’m sad.

The Giving Season

I have to say I LOVE Christmas, but I also DREAD it.  The season of giving is wonderful and overwhelming and I’ve found that only to be more so as I’ve had children.  My family loves to give… STUFF!  And more stuff!  When it was just myself and my partner in our tiny home that…