Saplings stretch tenderly within me. Roots connect two hearts. We span seasons, fruitful and loving...
I spent nearly three years with someone who took every chance to manipulate me. I was given lectures on pieces of my personality, and told to write lists of my wrongs -- Things like: "[He] says that I washed the dishes in the wrong order... *list correct order*", "[He, and his parents] say I need to speak more succinctly. Don't talk unless very meaningful". The lists infiltrated my personal writing, and over time, I began to hate writing anything. I felt so alone. I was told my friends were vapid and annoying -- I was isolated...
Let me breathe heartache and let me sigh pain. Raise my voice and clear the room of clustered chatter...
I have a lot of allergies - seriously a lot. I have what is called Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS), which is characterized by several foods in the same plant family, or with similar pollen, all causing allergic reactions upon consumption. My list of foods to steer clear of is a long one, and I had… Continue reading Allergies – Oh the Annoyance!
As far back in my memory as I can recall, something always hurt. Whether I was home from school as a third grader with a crippling headache, or in high school with chronic knee pain. Whatever the pain, it was always there. People I knew would always roll their eyes when they heard me complain… Continue reading Doctors and Diagnoses
I feel like I should write something; something powerful. Something so strong that it could knock down your glass house, and build a solid structure afterword. Something so stoic that, even years from now, they'll still remember the gusts I sent to you. I feel like I should have these words prepared, in case of… Continue reading I am Cleopatra
As I sat in my favourite on campus cafe, I had a moment; I felt relaxed, a little smiley, ultimately realized that I was okay. My mind is often a chaotic mess of worries and anxieties that shuffle in from strange places. This moment, when I simply ordered a coffee, a bagel, and a small… Continue reading A Tiny Piece of Happy
There are times that weakness infiltrates my mind. I become all too aware of my own emotional Kryptonites, and struggle to convince myself that I’m alright. You, darling may not know these things, as I try to keep you separate from my self-doubt. It’s not loving myself that’s hard, because I do, it’s the others… Continue reading Loveable;
My first trip out of province was approximately a year ago. My friend HG, and myself, took a trip to Invermere BC. This trip led me to my first flight, my first sights in a big city, and my first steps up a mountain. An incredible trip. The thing I hated about this trip was… Continue reading A Curse for This Town; What a Beautiful Town
Once again, spring is here. Its sounds welcome me to a new home, again. Spring, in my mind, and no doubt in the minds of many, represents a certain renewal of the soul. I’m far happier when the weather approaches a sunny 22c, with birds chirping in the brisk morning air. Smelling the dew on… Continue reading Move Around, Around, Around, Around, Around.