TW: Difficult pregnancy and birth Today is my 30th birthday! Some people love birthdays, and some people hate them. For the most part, I’m the former. You see, every year that I reach another birthday, I’m amazed that I’ve lived, and survived, for another year. Before I was born, my parents were told that I… Continue reading 30 Years Old!
This past week, my husband and I went on a little trip away together to Suffolk. We have wanted to go away for a while now and finally we booked something. After much looking (see Accessibility Aggravation ), we found a cute cottage/bungalow that was built onto someone’s farm in rural Suffolk, about 25 minutes from… Continue reading A Suffolk Holiday
In the next month, I am meeting a new endocrinologist, a new neurologist, and a new physiotherapist. Meeting new doctors and health care workers can be a scary thing. It’s one thing that definitely makes me feel quite anxious and nervous. Part of that is the power dynamics between health care providers and patients. Doctors… Continue reading Anxiety and Meeting New Doctors
*Content Warning: discussion of miscarriage and difficult pregnancy/labour* My favourite band since I was a kid, is Hanson. They’ve continued to make music all these years, and I’ve continued to enjoy them! I love not just their fun tunes, or their soulful melodies, but the often meaningful lyrics behind them. For example, their breakthrough hit… Continue reading “I Was Born”: Disability, Purpose, & Hanson
As many of you know, I might live in Britain, but I am not British! I moved to England just over 6.5 years ago from Canada, where I grew up in southern Ontario. Every July 1st, I get very excited though because it is Canada Day! It is the day where Canada celebrates the original… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
This is just a short one to announce that my blog is now part of the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network. 🙂 I’m thrilled to be part of this community and very excited for the opportunities that it might bring. What does it mean for you, dear reader? Well… you might notice the Chronic Illness Bloggers… Continue reading Announcement!
This is just a short one to announce the arrival of my newest, little niece! Meet Amélie Anne. 🙂 She arrived on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:45pm (EST). My sister, Kirsten, and her husband, Marc, already have a girl and a boy, so Amélie is their third child. As we live abroad, my husband and… Continue reading A New Niece!