Covid-19 isolation log – week 2

Tuesday March 24, 2020 I am trying my hardest to stay positive today, to choose my mindset. Easier said than done. The province has shut down, except for a list of deemed “essential services” including grocery stores, liquor stores, pharmacies, take-out restaurants, hardware stores, manufacturing and agriculture sectors. Construction also made the list, but independent… Continue reading Covid-19 isolation log – week 2

Facing Ana: How gaining 30 lbs during pregnancy taught me to love my body

When people see some things as beautiful,other things become ugly.When people see some things as good,other things become bad.Lao Tzu It took me almost 10 years to admit out loud to another person that I had an eating disorder. When I did, I spoke about it like it was done with, gone, in the past-… Continue reading Facing Ana: How gaining 30 lbs during pregnancy taught me to love my body

This Finnish New Year’s tradition promises to reveal your fortune in 2020

December is over. Coniferous corpses are starting to appear along the sidewalks. There is no snow this year to cover their nakedness. It’s 11 p.m., just one hour left until glasses are raised, and kisses are shared to celebrate the end of another solar rotation; the end of a decade.  Entering Janus’ month, we stand… Continue reading This Finnish New Year’s tradition promises to reveal your fortune in 2020