As I look back over my teenage years and how I went about learning, I have to admit that I’m so thankful that I waited until I was a bit older to do school. I have a better respect for the process, I have a deeper understanding of how I best learn and study. This post… Continue reading Mid-Term Exams
If we’re friends on Facebook or Instagram, you will know that I have recently begun a journey into the world of headscarves and head wraps. There is one main reason I began: trichotillomania. It’s an impulse control disorder that causes me to pull out my hair…it’s a terrible thing and it has wreaked havoc on… Continue reading Wrapped in Love
For the past few years, I’ve gone in fits and starts with my education. I like to learn, in fact, I love it…sometimes. It hasn’t always been this way, as my parents and brothers can attest to: I wasn’t keen on waking early for the bus, I wasn’t keen on going to class as I… Continue reading Student In Waiting
February has come to be a special month for me. I’m not a big believer in a specific day to celebrate love, like Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day or Father’s day. Why just celebrate one day a year, it’s something to be celebrated every day. Especially when Steve and I have the love and relationship… Continue reading The Love Month
You know life has a funny way of doing things to get you off-kilter. I’m getting better and I know I am but then this spin starts, where start to feel a bit uneasy. The next thing I know, I am isolating myself and feeling more and more ill-at-ease. My depression and anxiety heighten and… Continue reading spiralling and climbing
I am a butterfly emerging from a cocoon. I have lived so long with my depression and unacknowledged PTSD symptoms, that I grew accustomed to this shell of a person. I’ve wrapped myself in layers to protect myself from others and in the process, I’ve also isolated to the point of being unrecognizable to myself. I… Continue reading Learning Who I Am
As I wrote a few days ago, I have submitted an essay for Trillium College Holiday Wish Campaign. I met with them today and I have to say, I was left feeling a bit weary of the college itself, although the program seemed ok, it sort of felt like a big money grab. Because of… Continue reading Am I too cheap?