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How I Prepare to do Adult-Adulting, not just the Usual Adulting.

How I arm myself to face difficult conversations or situations.

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PSA: Peanuts and shells found in finger holes of brand new baseball glove.

Peanuts found inside a brand new baseball glove purchased from a major retailer. Huge risk for children with anaphylactic peanut allergies.

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When the long-awaited prognosis is “there’s no hope for recovery.” What then?

To set the scene, you’re at the doctor with a complaint. They diagnose the problem and your first reaction is relief (that you’re not crazy and it’s an actual ‘thing’)…

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Mourning the end of my Fertility chapter and sharing my internal conversation, with hope.

I often have full blown conversations in my head (well, when we’re all lucky they stay in my head anyway). I provide the dialogue for both sides of the conversation,…

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There is no point to this post

I am a weepy, sad mess today. I want to be invisible, quiet and alone. I won’t be though. I’ve felt it coming on for a few days now, but…

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Good bye, our Lucy

The Life and Times of our Lucy Liu, with us April 2012 – February 2018 When we bought this house in 2012, it came with cats. Like fourteen feral cats…

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Open letter to Georgina-onians and passersby

Dear fellow concerned citizens, human prototypes, Georgina’onians, Keswickians, Suttonese, Pefferlawfians, and of course, our esteemed visitors (yes, I made up 60% of those labels). First, I am not perfect. In…

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The kids are alright. Except, no, wake up, they’re really not.

stigยทma หˆstiษกmษ™/ noun noun: stigma; plural noun: stigmata; plural noun: stigmas 1. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.”the stigma of having gone to prison…

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It’s Bell ‘Let’s Talk’ Day and It’s Okay to Struggle.

For the people struggling with metal illness and mental health issues on a daily basis, today is about creating a safe space for conversations to happen, to take mental health…

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Confirmed. We are going to Hell in a hand basket for this one.

I’m a bit pensive today. Feeling a bit older than my years, and much older than my usual 17 year-old maturity level. And for the first time, it occurs to…

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