Depression, anxiety, turmoil looks different on everyone. Everyone’s grass looks greener when you think you only have dirt. Many think it’s easier to have these depressed people fit into pre-cut boxes instead of dealing with a case by case basis. I have spoken of my static and depression briefly before. It is something that I […]Read More Let’s Talk
She laughs to fill the uncomfortable silence Desperate for this night to end She fidgets with her napkin glancing towards the door She hope’s he feels this too so she doesn’t have to lie Make an excuse, to part ways She wished she’d just said no to this set up She’s drawn back to the […]Read More Cash
She got tired of carrying the world’s problems on her shoulders So she only carried what was hers The misconceptions that plaged the people Stayed behind and she walked taller and more free then yesterdayRead More 15.
Back in August I had started a go fund me to raise money for period products for those who can not afford them. While my first attempt was not as successful as I had hoped, today I made my first donation to the Calgary Food Bank. I will not stop here. I will make another […]Read More First Donation
Tormented Tortured Beaten down Bruised Ridiculed Shamed Poked at Used . . . . Enough No more Never again Rise up Victory claimed I win . . . . . It’s my reflection where my bullies used to beRead More Bully
Every day I wake determined Determined to make a change Take a stand Inspire Encourage Leave my mark Define my purpose Every night I lay down exhausted Exhausted with my efforts To meet my goal Everyday is not a success However blessed tomorrow is another chance Refuse to admit defeat I understand progress takes time […]Read More Change maker
I have a friend who has this quiet courage. She’s not boastful or conceded, she doesn’t pretend to have answers to her questions or act like she has it together. She’s real, raw, vulnerable and is learning to navigate through her life. She stumbles and loses her way, finds herself and pushes through. My friend […]Read More Remarkable Grace
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 […]Read More Day of the….
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 […]Read More Giving my head a shake
Everytime I cry I’m comforted by your smile Telling me to rise . . . . . . . We will rise above Never lie down and give up Always a new dawn . . .Read More Haiku 16 & 17