The I Hate Erin Fan Club

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Grade ten. A folded up piece of paper. The crinkle sound as I unfolded it to read the contents of the sheet. “THE I HATE ERIN FAN CLUB” Scrawled across the top in black ink. Signatures. People signing in solidarity. Nausea. Hiding in the bathroom. Solitude. Depression. * * * Early Years I had a […]

My Miscarriage Story (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day)

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I sat in the waiting room at the hospital. Eyes rimmed red, heart aching and mind blank. Sitting next to me was a young couple, the girl with a large, swollen belly, who looked too young to be having a baby. As I sat there, I listened to the pregnant couple talk about how hard […]

The Time I Ditched My Psychotherapist

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When I was 21 years old, I started a business. Said business grew very, very quickly and was extremely successful, which was awesome. However, given that I was only 21 at the time, I didn’t know how to deal with all of the newfound stress, attention, time suck, etc. so I did what I could […]

Being Grateful for the Life You Have

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Today’s post is about gratitude. It’s about a friend of mine who survived a massive stroke and is learning to live her life after what happened to her. It’s about a man in my husband’s running group who lost one of his arms yet perseveres and is living proof that you can do anything in […]