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Care

"Take care of you!" My mom always says as I go out the door or hang up the phone. Lately, I've been doing kind of a crap job of it. I've...

Dream

I don't know if you know, but I sing. A lot. All the time. I've sung for grades, for money, for love, for spite. I can't stop singing....

Cycling: Brave

I am a big "Yoga with Adriene" fan. And since I've been cleared by my Dr. to go back to Normal Life after the hysterectomy, I've been...

Cycling: Beginning

One of the things I love most about being an unattached adult with no dependents is the ability to realize my hare-brained schemes with...

Single

Guys, I listened to Unladylike Podcast's series on being single and life. changed. is all I can really say. Since then, I've been...

Know

My new therapist saw into my soul a few weeks ago and I can't unhear her voice saying "You don't know who you are on your own and you're...

Phase

We have this aversion to phases. I'm not sure I've ever heard "It's a phase" used in a positive light, and I'm here today to encourage us...

Lists

From July-November I was in sex therapy. And one thing I learned in that therapy was the term "cheerleading" to describe when you're...

Plenty

At Least I can vacuum Even if I can’t wash the floors today At Least I can make some salad Even if I can’t cook an actual meal today...

Therapy

CW: I talk about having suicidal thoughts Last week I had my final phone session with my therapist of four years. I call her my Life...

Pride/Wrath

I have tried twice to write a post about Pride, but have gotten so angry halfway through writing it that the post was unpublishable. I...

Hair

So, I stopped shaving sometime around October 2019, and it's the best thing I've ever done. Now, I'm not #blessed to be one of those...

Hurdles

I don't know about you, but I often feel like I am stumbling forward in life. Somehow I manage to keep my feet under me, only by the...

Contradictions

Here I go, dropping incredibly deep revelations as always: There is a lot in this life to be afraid of. Sometimes I feel like running out...

Unmet

CW: I talk about my relationship to food in this one. If that's a triggering subject for you then you may want to skip this post <3 Take...

Separate

Guys, you can change your own life with blinding speed. Two weeks ago I was married. Now I've been separated for a week and a half. I've...

Gains

CW: Body image issues, weight/size talk, fat phobia This year, I had a new, surprising experience. Here's the setup: In Ontario we're...

Thirty

What I am telling myself every day is: every year that passes is such a golden opportunity to embrace the adventure that is living.

Bi

Let me tell you a long story. Like, a put-the-kettle-on, how-are-you-*really*-doing saga. If you aren't in a long story mood, you've been...

Productive

Okay, I need to talk more about my list-free life.* This weekend has seen a surprising burst of productivity. To be honest, I haven't had...

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