New Beginning 

Life is full of "New Beginnings", whether it's when you graduate from Elementary School into the new world of hormones, or from finishing grade 12, beginning a new chapter of education or entering into the workforce full time.  New Beginnings are all around us, every year, everyday, down to every minute.  When my quarantine was... Continue Reading →



I remember the day I was to have the surgery. They removed lines leaving ports in my arms for the procedure. As part of the prep, I was given long white compression stockings. I remember standing up asking  "so, how do I look?" For some reason I literally began to dance while holding onto the... Continue Reading →

There are times in your life where you just know. You know what the ultimate outcome will be during a life experience. For me, I just knew I would be having a life changing surgery. Before the doctors were going to proceed, they wanted to try a new drug at the time. This drug, Remicade,... Continue Reading →

I Am Fighting!!

I truly believe everything in life happens for a reason. This thought has been shared time and time again. When I relive my experiences in detail, the picture becomes clear just how true this sentiment is.  While attached to a feeding tube with the pain relatively under control, I was able to better focus my... Continue Reading →

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