Mentally Ill Mother: Mentally Ill Daughter (Or: Stop Telling Me Your Tools Are Better Than Mine)

You would think that with all of the talk around mental health and the options for treatment, that people would be a little more understanding when it comes to folks choosing the best option for them. From what I have been reading lately, this is not the case. So, once again, I am telling the …

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Scotland Adventure Part 3: OUTLANDER!

I am an Outlander fan. Since we were in Scotland, I could not pass up a tour to some of the Outlander locations!! TeenThing and I hauled butt out of bed early one morning and got to the Royal Mile to take The Outlander Palaces, & Jacobites Experience Tour with Timberbush Tours. This was a …

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It’s My “Anniversary”!!! Sort of……

  So here we are. June. My mental illness and I have our official 6th year anniversary together. I choose to remember my descent down the rabbit hole for many reasons.  One being:  I have learned so much.  Knowing (finally) what/why/how my brain works has been monumental in so many ways. I know when I …

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Why I Am Retiring the Half Marathon

So if you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you know that I announced that my half marathon on May 21st will be my last half marathon. I struggled with this decision through training.  Even though I started out strong, every bump in the road seemed like a mountain.  Running started to become a burden.  …

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Cupping, Christmas, and Weights

Yes, let's talk about my back shall we? When I arrived at the Saint Mary's University Lifemark location, my RMT asked me the usual questions:  How are things?  What have you been up to? What are we working on today?  Welllllll... December is a hard month.  More so for those of us who suffer from …

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Our "Last Year of School"

Class of 2017It seems like just yesterday I was getting TeenThing ready for Primary. This year, she is graduating from High School.  On September 8th, she starts Grade 12.Vacation Dessert = Happy TeenThingWe've been through a lot throughout her school career.  Intense conversations with teachers, moving from one part of the city to another, toxic …

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Christmas Vacation Check In

Okay, Are You Ready?? I will do a pic post today ;)Christmas Eve - Spotted Christmas CarCandied Bacon on my cupcake after Turkey Dinner #3Christmas Day - My "Greg" was good to me! xoChristmas Day with Auntie - Turkey Dinner #4I now scare my kitties with my Yeti Feet I got for Christmas :)I logged 13,800 …

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