If you follow the blog regularly, you may have noticed I've been writing and thinking a lot about grief, especially in the last few months. And outside the blog, if you know me personally, the last few years. I've gone through a ton of grief and loss in the last 6 years of my life. … Continue reading What the Hell is Grief Anyway?
It is a difficult time for so many. The world is hurting. Everywhere I look there seem to be people struggling, huge systemic problems, and injustices. Today it is Thanksgiving in Canada, even if it doesn't feel or look like it. And I'm not going to lie this year it is much harder and more … Continue reading Thanksgiving in Times of Adversity
Pain is human, it's normal, and it's okay. There is something profoundly alive about feeling pain, loss, and grief.
Written on August 23rd, 2020. This is a journal of my thoughts and feelings during the pandemic of COVID-19. Well, I thought I had dodged the summer blues this year but it seems to have caught up with me. While at the beginning of the summer I sort of wished time would pass quickly so … Continue reading Covid Chronicles – Part 7
The other day, I took it upon myself to sort through ALL of my old photos. I have accumulated so many in this social media age, thousands to be precise, but on my newest computer I hadn't bothered to sort them yet. It's a daunting task I've been putting off for months. But, I finally … Continue reading Embracing Change: A Shift in Mindset
As I talked about in my recent post on struggle I've been going through a tough time. I've been wrestling with some big questions that don't come with easy answers. Not so much a few blue days where I'm feeling down, but I'm in a season of my life where I need to ask myself … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Get Through Hard Times
On June 7th, 2020 our family welcomed home a new member. Juniper “June”, a tiny 8-week old kitten. But we also said a final goodbye to another member, our cat Freckles who passed away a year ago in May of 2019. Sunday was a pretty special day. We drove about and hour and a half … Continue reading Welcoming a New Family Member and Moving On from Loss