FRIENDS. I promise I am alive. The last two months or so have been insanely busy and exhausting. And it's because I'm moving. Well, trying to at least. And I have to tell you, it's the worst. If you can avoid it, just don't do it. And I'm only RENTING. I can't even imagine trying … Continue reading Moving is the worst and I am tired.
As a person who struggles with mental illness, it's been really important to me over the last couple of years to really focus on getting better, and getting better at taking care of myself. Self-care is a really weird thing, because it looks different for every single person. Some things may help some people to … Continue reading Self-Care n’ Stuff: Tunnel Songs
If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that over the 40 days of Lent, rather than giving something up as a mode of fasting, my friend Jess and I came up with the idea to spend our 40 Days of reflection sharing things that encourage and inspire us, people we love, art, music... Just … Continue reading A Grateful Heart is a Happy Heart: Thoughts about Lent and International Women’s Day.
Dear Carrie, It's been almost a month since you went to be with the Force. It all still hurts and it all still doesn't feel real. I'm grieving for your Billie. I'm so sorry that she lost you so soon. I've been reading everything that I can get my hands on about you. And I'm … Continue reading Dear Carrie: A Love Letter.
Hello dear reader. If you came here looking for romantic advice, I'm sorry but you have come to absolutely the wrong place. I'm not the best person to ask those kinds of questions. And I would say that I'm sorry to have used a clickbait title to get you here but it wouldn't be true, … Continue reading How to Fall in Love.
It's true - grief is just like death; a thief in the night. Actually, it's more like an open wound that has mostly healed and is pretty itchy and you scratch it every once in a while as a reminder that it's there and to get some relief. And then it hasn't been itchy in … Continue reading Grief is a Tricksey Hobbit.
A couple of weeks ago I was able to get together with Annesha Adams, the creative mastermind behind Twin Studios, and Lois Wang, a fellow model. The three of us connected through Facebook, and after weeks and weeks of planning we were finally able to get together to capture some photos. Annesha wanted to go … Continue reading Photoshoot Adventures: 90’s Vibes with Twin Studios in Oshawa.
The next month or so is going to be absolutely rife with excitement. It started this weekend, with a housewarming party and a baby shower. One of my bosom friends just bought his first place! Bought it! Purchased a home! A place to live!!!!! That he bought himself!!!! I'm not sure when we became grown-ups, … Continue reading Baby, baby, baby, OOOOH.
After an overwhelming week, it's healing for the soul to spend time with people you love.
I'm currently sitting in a Starbucks in Toronto waiting to meet a friend. I'm finding myself feeling very... sad, today. A week ago today, I was meeting up with two of my bosom friends from elementary/high school for dinner, looking forward to being able to catch up with them and find out more about the … Continue reading On the Outside of Grief: Not knowing what to say is the worst.