Imagine, the grass between your toes as you’re standing in a small orchard of fruit trees. Eyes closed, soaking in the warmth of the sun, but feeling the gentle drops of rain on your skin, drops rolling off your eyelashes. The warmth seeping into your skin, the life reviving your heart and mind. The dampness… Continue reading Shifts.
To the person I used to be; Your life was just beginning when the diagnosis that most see as a death sentence was handed down. Hearing, “They found large masses on your ovaries and in your small bowel. They believe they’re cancerous.” from your husband’s soft and trembling voice, as he’s clutching your hand in… Continue reading To the person I used to be…
Welcome to 2022, the year of the unknown. We’re here, aren’t we? We don’t know what the heck is going to happen though, the unknown. I would love to be the positive, upbeat person you’re probably looking for in this moment, but that’s really hard for me right now. We all suffer in different ways… Continue reading Welcome to 2022…
Nothing could have prepared me for the pain I was going to experience, both physically and mentally. The pain of each needle being pushed between my vertebrae as spinal fluid was released and chemotherapy injected, over and over. "Why me?" never really crossed my mind because I knew that whatever Burkitts Lymphoma challenged me with,… Continue reading The twists and turns…
It's been about two and a half months since you've left us - in fact the three month mark is looming in the near future. Not only did we celebrate our first of your birthday's without you but we will be celebrating our first Father's Day without you. You are the glue that has held… Continue reading I miss you, Dad
Doesn't life feel like it's on a revolving door of the same day in and day out routine? You or your children are up first. You get a bit of quiet time and solitude before they're up, or they wake you up with hugs, kisses and "I'm hungry". I've been making a point to get… Continue reading Day In, Day Out
I know, I'm a day late. I'm sorry. Things got away from me yesterday, but I'm here now, so there's that. As promised, a list of some of my favourite products. You'll notice some trends, when I find products I like or that work well with my family, we stick with them. Why bother changing… Continue reading Favourite Clean/Green Products
I'm not an expert on this, I use EWG to determine what products we will use. If I get a rating that's in between where I want it to be and bordering "bad" then I research the specific ingredients and make my decision based on that. Now that you've been running around your house checking… Continue reading Eliminating Chemicals, Part 2
You're wanting to make greener or cleaner choices in your life. Maybe trying to limit the number of harsh toxins and chemicals you're exposing yourself to when you're cleaning or doing laundry. Maybe you want to get rid of all the nasty chemicals in the products you're using daily - soaps, shampoos, conditioners, tooth paste,… Continue reading Eliminating Chemicals, Part 1
Hey guys, I promise this isn't about what you think it is. It's more about how life has changed since this virus appeared in Canada, more specifically Alberta. I mean, realistically, a lot hasn't changed in my life. I'm still at home, still with our girls. We pulled them out of their playschool & toddler… Continue reading Covid…What?