2 years on…

my journey taking medication for my severe anxiety began 2 years ago. i was less than a week post-partum when my husband and parents had to rush me to Sunnybrook Hospital twice in less than 12 hours. despite being exhausted, i had not slept in 5 days. i could not sleep — even when someoneContinue reading “2 years on…”

I Have Had ENOUGH!!! – My Thoughts on Institutionalized Religion

“We read the Bible how we want to read it. It doesn’t change, but we do.“ YAA GYASI Listen, I’m not here to rain on anyone’s post-Easter parade, but I think it’s about time we had a little chat about religion. Possibly my least favourite topic this side of “heaven”. Ugh, where do I evenContinue reading “I Have Had ENOUGH!!! – My Thoughts on Institutionalized Religion”

Wednesday Words #5 – The Ton

“It is you I cannot sacrifice.” From Bridgerton Everyone and their mom was begging me to watch Bridgerton about a month ago. I’m not even joking: my own mom was the loudest among them. Yes, I love a good costume drama. Is there a new period piece coming out in theatres? My ticket is alreadyContinue reading “Wednesday Words #5 – The Ton”

Controversial Opinion Time: Jane Eyre vs. Shirley

1849 was a good year, wasn’t it? I wish I knew. I’ll never be able to accept the fact that we haven’t invented time machines yet and I can’t go back to the 19th century and live out my Victorian heroine dreams. But fine, whatever. *sigh* Controversial Opinion Time When I first read Jane EyreContinue reading “Controversial Opinion Time: Jane Eyre vs. Shirley”

B.S.

I have 0 tolerance for book BS at the moment. I mean it. I’ve DNF’d more books this year than is decent. I used to not DNF books at all, slogging through some pretty horrific stories.  But this year, something in me has snapped. My tolerance for bullshit in general recently has become very thin,Continue reading “B.S.”

Changes

Change is not something I have ever felt comfortable with.  Far from it. Change has always been something I avoided vehemently. Being out of my routine has been a real source of anxiety for me throughout my entire life. Some huge life events I’ve handled better than others (like moving in with my husband, gettingContinue reading “Changes”

My Body, My Choice ~ My Opinion on Abortion

There is only one thing I have done in my life that I have truly regretted, and it is a choice I made back when I was in high school (as so many of these things are). I went to a Catholic high school, and while I wouldn’t say that I was staunchly pro-life orContinue reading “My Body, My Choice ~ My Opinion on Abortion”