Category Archives: Staying Strong

Dairy Free Cherry Garcia

Hey Everyone!  Happy Canada Day!  I have been Dairy Free (or in the process of going dairy free) for 5.5 years. If you haven’t had to go without a food staple (ie dairy, gluten or eggs), you really can’t relate … Continue reading

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Knowing when it is time to Move On

Hey Everyone! For years really, I have known that where I am, is not where I am supposed to be long term. Now that the job I had had for almost 2.5 years ended, it is really time for me … Continue reading

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Spring is Coming!

Hey Everyone! Spring is finally coming! After a very wet and grey winter, and the wettest February on record, it is finally starting to feel like spring. The temperatures have finally normal for this time of year. After it being … Continue reading

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Life Update

Hey Everyone! I haven’t really talked about what I was doing for work on this blog, mostly because I didn’t really want to talk about it, and really didn’t feel that it was appropriate at the time to talk about … Continue reading

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IKEA exploration and inspirationĀ 

Hey Everyone! On Friday I had stopped at my favorite yarn store to pick up some yarn, one hank is so that I can complete the reknit of a scarf I accidentally felted. And the other is to put with … Continue reading

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Finding my purposeĀ 

Hey Everyone!  I don’t often talk about my past and things I have been through that are tough issues, like bullying, my weight, eating disorders, cutting, depression, coping with the loss of a grandparent on my own. Those have always … Continue reading

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Still trying to figure things out

Hey Everyone! I can’t seem to get this post written, even though I feel like it should be written. I have had a lot on my mind today. A lot of has to do with my future and career plans … Continue reading

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Something to work toward

Hey Everyone! I have been meaning to write this post for a few days now, but have been so busy and tired that I haven’t done so yet.  This past week I was in training, which took a lot out … Continue reading

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Something to work toward

Hey Everyone! I have been meaning to write this post for a few days now, but have been so busy and tired that I haven’t done so yet.  This past week I was in training, which took a lot out … Continue reading

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Something to work toward

Hey Everyone! I have been meaning to write this post for a few days now, but have been so busy and tired that I haven’t done so yet.  This past week I was in training, which took a lot out … Continue reading

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