Finding a new normal

It’s been a little over 4 months since I was diagnosed with a burnout and I’ve been recovering, slowly but steadily. Last month I was able to go back to work at 20% of my usual hours and we just upped that to 50% this week. It’s exhausting and taking a lot of me physically, […]

Dare to Vegan – Part IV. Week III

The first part of this week wasn’t all too different from the past two. I’m starting to fall into a routine, I know which products I can and can’t get when I’m at the supermarket, I’m still not craving meat though I would love some cheese. So far I haven’t been able to find a […]

Dare to Drive – Part VIII. Final lesson

My final driving lesson was on Monday and, as expected, I’m not road safe enough to get a permit without supervision. The instructor did say I made a lot of progress in the past few lessons, especially on the longer, calmer stretches of road I tend to do just fine. It’s still the busy town […]

Dare to Vegan – Part III. Week 2

I am now two weeks into my vegan experiment and feeling pretty good. As far as I know I didn’t eat anything non-vegan this past week. I’m starting to get pretty tired of constantly checking labels, though, so this week I’ve been kind of lazy and mostly just bought vegetables for a salad or soup. […]

Dare to Vegan – Part II. Week 1

It’s been almost a week since I decided to start eating vegan by way of an experiment and so far, it’s been fine. It hasn’t been too hard though I do miss the occasional bit of cheese but over-all it’s been a lot easier than I had expected. That doesn’t mean I haven’t made mistakes […]

Dare to Drive – Part VII. Small victories

Today’s lesson went much better than Saturday’s, even though I was a LOT more nervous beforehand. I was actually pretty close to an anxiety attack thinking about how bad it went last time. I tend to do this thing where I make things worse in my head than they actually are going to be. That […]


You; Intelligent but insecure. In need of near constant affirmation. Unconfident but wanting not to be. Heavy in all the right places. Intense Me; Also intelligent. Sure of who I am, I think. Confident around others, not so much when we’re alone. Too flimsy for your liking, too sturdy for my own. You; So much […]