International Women’s day

What an exciting time to be a female. Its International Women’s day. I mean one whole day where everyone celebrates women. Memes flood social media (I did it) a shootout given to those women in our lives that inspire us, give us strength, raise us (shout out to my mom, sister and closest ‘gal pals’). […]

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Freedom

The crying in the night Cuts through the silence Stabbing at the hearts Of those that hear her pain She is not alone Surrounded by other that know this pain. He promised never again Only to repeat the lie Leaving her bloodied and broken She only knew this hateful love A circle she desperately needed […]

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We Marched

Yesterday we marched. I live in a great country, surrounded by great people both women and men. The leader of my country is a self proclaimed Feminist. I live in a house of equals, grew up in a house where the partnership was equal. I do not feel oppressed, or marginalized in my daily life […]

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Cash

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 […]

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Not won

We disagree Debate Conceed Move on Battle never really won War never really over . . We take a stand Defend Revolt Speak our truths Progress never really made Stuck where we stand . . We grow Mature Evolve Adapt to the new Surrounded by the old . . Regardless of approach Being stagnant Without […]

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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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#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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Unborn game changer

I never wanted what I could have Until it was gone Always thought there was time to change my mind Chance took my choice away A set course for me Setback….step back Embrace the new Life will be great without you It will have to be to forget you As time passes, it gets easier […]

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Making a Change….. Period

I have started a go fund me page. Aimed at raising money for period products to distribute the women of Calgary and surrounding areas. As those of you that read my blog you will know my passion. Please donate or share this link below to help me reach my goal. So we can ease the […]

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Battered Truth

The loudest sound I hear Is the silence between us in the room The ringing in my ears confirming all my fears Our relationship used to be so much more than gloom and doom We used to laugh until we cried The laughter is gone but the tears remain Your shattered ego, my wounded pride […]

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