A piece of wax

Health, Personal

There are a lot of things that I haven’t been doing enough of lately. Blogging is one. Writing in general, really. But I have been reading a lot. I haven’t been exercising, but I did spend a lot of the last week cleaning and doing home improvement projects. To celebrate Canada Day the whole family […]

June 28, 2017

Can’t wait for tomorrow

Health, Personal

I’m am currently in a period of depression. I know this because everything seems hard and I get tired easily. I want to want to clean the house but I don’t know where to start, so I haven’t. I want to eat better, but preparing food is too much. I want to focus on things […]

June 11, 2017

A Hammer, Some Nails

Personal, Uncategorized

When I was a kid, I idolized my Gramps. Growing up in a house with a single mother and a sister, Gramps was my male role model. I knew that he loved us unconditionally, I knew that he would always support us in whatever ways he could. I wanted to be like him, I wanted […]

June 3, 2017

Into It


I recently read the book Big Girl by Kelsey Miller. It was an interesting read and I saw a bit of myself in her, though she faced more extreme struggles than I did certainly. I don’t consider any part of my childhood to have been an extreme hardship. But still, we found ourselves in similar positions […]

June 3, 2017

The marathon

Health, Personal

I am struggling. I’m am struggling to focus. I’m struggling to eat well. I’m struggling to deal with the knowledge that my struggles with confidence are probably related to my depression. I am struggling to give myself permission to do what I need. The house is a bit of a mess, despite the fact that […]

June 2, 2017