Day of the….

GIRL It’s the Day of the Girl. What exactly is that? What does it even mean? In 2018 Plan International Canada has marked October 11 is asking its girls to defy normal. It’s the thought that normal is girls being denied equality. They are encouraging the celebration of girls that dare to be Defiant Girls […]

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Giving my head a shake

News flash….. It’s 2018….. I needed to pretext this post with the date because I can not believe what is coming after. I have a necklace, on the pendant it says Feminist. At work today someone (a woman I work with) asked me what it said. So I said “Feminist” she said “that’s what I […]

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Know… means NO

It’s front page these days, another sexual assault, another man, another survivor. You can’t turn anywhere these last few weeks and not be smacked in the face with an instance of sexual assault.  The #metoo and #timesup movements are still making waves daily.  Sexual assault and sexual harassment are talked about more now then I […]

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Dark Corner Memories

You live in the darkest part of me its cold there, a place that is rarely visited and often forgotten. However in that corner it’s where you reside. On the rare occasion when you make an appearance in my memories you are met with disgust and resistance. I once welcomed you, felt comforted by your […]

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#BelieveSurviors

To those who came before me. And sadly those who came after I believe you We believe you Every remembered unwelcomed touch Every breath against your violated skin I believe you We believe you Your story is one of strength One of survival Do NOT feel shame I believe you WE believe you Do not […]

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What kind of person?

What kind of person are you? Are you the one that lives in the past Or embraces change with encouragement Do you allow those you love to make their own mistakes to learn from Or interject with your experiences assuming the same outcome What kind of person are you? Do you love with wild abandonment, […]

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Dare

Dare To Be Different . Dare To Be Extraordinary . . Dare To Be Uniquely Unapologetic Perfectly . .You

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Not Alone

I am not sure of the exact moment when I started thinking about death. I used to say I did, but I looking back now, it’s a blur. I remember being the saddest person on the planet (that is how is felt, I know it is not true), I remember feeling lost and hopeless. The […]

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Pride and Acceptance

Today was Calgary Pride Parade. There was a group of us that went to support a brave young girl in her first pride event. I was excited to be apart of it. Even as a long time supporter of the LBGTQ community and hearing the stories I have heard, it is baffling to me that […]

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Unique

❄️❄️❄️ No one but you really knows what you are going through That’s not to say people haven’t been there Its that each situation is unique; like a snowflake One should not be judged for being different Rather accepted for being like no one else Welcomed for we cosmetically differ But are all cut from […]

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