6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36

[read time: five minutes]  Your thoughts become your actions, which becomes your reality.  You know what kills me? I learned that THIS YEAR. When it finally clicked, I smacked myself in the head and went DUH!  Let me give you an example. I wanted to change my life trajectory. I always wanted to “be” aContinue reading “6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36”

Camp NaNoWriMo + The Four Tendencies 

[read time: 5 minutes] Hi, everyone! I wanted to remind everyone that Camp NaNoWriMo begins tomorrow, the first of April, 2022.  What is Camp NaNoWriMo?  Some of you may be familiar with NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. It is held every November, and the goal is for writers everywhere to come together to cheerContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo + The Four Tendencies “

Favourite Writing Practices, Part I

[read time: 7 minutes] I wanted to share with you some of my favourite writing practices that I’ve picked up over the years. For those of you who do not know, I have a BA in English and English Literature and a minor in Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction). I was a creative writing major inContinue reading “Favourite Writing Practices, Part I”

The Joy of Journaling

[read time: 7 minutes] Hi, everyone! I’m back with another instalment of the “Joy of…” series, where we explore various mindful activities and how they can help benefit you. Today we will explore the enjoyment of journaling.  I remember being given my first-ever journal. I was six years old. I can still recall the weightContinue reading “The Joy of Journaling”

How Social Media Made Me Happier – Including the Trolls

[read time: five minutes] [WARNING: EXPLICIT CONTENT]  I have a confession to make: I wanted a troll.  This upcoming Saturday, the 19th of February, will mark the fourth month this blog has been established.  I have been reflecting on this for a while now and wanted to share with you how it has made meContinue reading “How Social Media Made Me Happier – Including the Trolls”

Dumped for Being Disabled & Other Truths, Part I 

[read time: 5 minutes]  This event took place over nine years ago, but I still remember the text.  I wanted to wait until you were done work, it began. My heart sunk.  I had been seeing a guy for a while now, and everything truly felt good. He was the first person I ever datedContinue reading “Dumped for Being Disabled & Other Truths, Part I “

Dealing with Depression as a Writer and Blogger

[Read time: 3-4 minutes] **Disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor. This advice is based off my therapy sessions and what works for ME. What is right for some may not be right for others; find what works best for you.** Scroll straight to the bottom for the tips, if you don’t want to hearContinue reading “Dealing with Depression as a Writer and Blogger”

One Month Blogiversary: Reflections 

I launched this blog October 19, 2021 with the goal of sharing bits of my life as a physically disabled single mama and how my world goes around. I also want to be able to be here for anyone who is like me – different, with a vascular malformation or not. I’m also here forContinue reading “One Month Blogiversary: Reflections “

Update on NaNoWriMo 2021: Day 3 

As many of you know, NaNoWriMo began on November 1.  Guess who got sick November 1? My 3.5-year old daughter.  Being a single mom means she stays home from preschool with me.  I didn’t get my word count in on Monday. Or Tuesday. Or today. Luckily, I pre-wrote enough to sustain me these three days;Continue reading “Update on NaNoWriMo 2021: Day 3 “