I’ve had a lot of people reach out to me over the course of the past year, primarily since speaking at an “Our Stories” event hosted by the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine (that was an incredible experience – it was such a privilege to hold space with so many and to hear so many heartbreaking/inspiring/tragic/hopeful … Continue reading You don’t owe anyone your story.
There’s a hole in my leg, long filled with granulation tissue - a small, circular scar. An area of my lower left leg began swelling one day; I noticed it in a bathroom stall at school. It was slightly warm and a little bit painful on palpation. By the time I got home, the swelling … Continue reading On Abscesses
This post is the first part in a 7-post series on health. I've written before on the topic of health - usually random posts and rants. There is so much information (and misinformation - usually more of this) available for free on the internet that it's hard to sort through. I remember my first forays into … Continue reading Physical Activity, Exercise and Fitness
I eat pretty much anything. I'm not about to make a fuss, especially when people go out of their way to prepare me a meal. Despite my somewhat tumultuous relationship with food, I love a good meal shared in good company - that's my idea of a good time. At my wedding (sometime in the … Continue reading Nutritional Observations