What Not To Say To A Woman Who Is Pregnant and Overdue

I found this draft on my computer from a few years back! Both of my babies were overdue and clearly I was getting very crabby about the situation, especially during the last pregnancy. My daughter went 12 days past her due date before I was taken in to be induced (before I finally gave in)…

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Travelling With Hypothyroidism

I was diagnosed in 2013 with hypothyroidism and then subsequently with Hastimotos, an auto-immune disorder a couple months later. Hashimoto’s disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck below your Adam’s apple. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces…

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National Popcorn Day!

Did you know… It’s National Popcorn Day in Canada! To celebrate, Cineplex Movie Theatres is treating the over 8 million SCENE cardholders across Canada to a free bag of fluffy, buttery goodness (that’s popcorn). TODAY ONLY! The offer is available at all of Cineplex’s 163 theatres across Canada for every movie and every showtime on Friday, January 19,…

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I Will Purge More And Be Free

Not too long ago, I found myself in a heavy and dark place… A funk of situational proportions and it consumed my everything. I found I couldn’t focus on work, my mind was jumping everywhere with no complete thoughts, I was snapping at my children, I could barely muscle the energy to wear anything other than “active wear” and…

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Holy Fuego!

One of the pillars of my life is that I don’t really have a bucket list. I try to live everyday to its fullest and “just do it”. I do have a list of things I want to do, but it’s not a bucket list per se, that’s a thought for another day. As a…

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38 TRUTHS I’VE LEARNED IN 38 YEARS – #3 Sleep

Sleep is not a luxury, sleep is a necessity. In my 38 years of things I am learning about life to be true, my ideas about sleep in the past, have been so very wrong. I always said sleep was disposable. Sleep is for those who are retired and dead. There’s no time for sleep…

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