Staying true to my decision to pick a challenge for each month, I decided to start developing a fitness routine for February. Growing up, I was never considered a "sporty kid" - I was more "that deaf kid" and then later on "that arty druggie deaf girl". It didn't help things that I was often… Continue reading ai·suh·lei·shn aka isolation
I'm not generally someone who does new year resolutions other than picking a word for the year (2020 word is intuition). However, I'm turning 39 this year and that means I'm one year away from 40. As you'd predict - this is giving me the extra push to spend a lot of time thinking about… Continue reading Midlife Crisis Anyone?
To the chicken coop shack - on one side you housed chickens and the other, my parents. A pair of heart-eyed, twenty-year-old hippies. One from Québec and the other from Ontario. Little did they know that they'd soon become pregnant with me. To the Hornby Island shack - a small one room with no electricity… Continue reading to the places that raised me
I tend to go at things using the all or nothing approach. An example: I've decided to not drink alcohol or watch TV this month on a whim because I'm tired of this routine of mine where I watch Netflix almost every night with a glass of dry white wine or two. When I tell… Continue reading elf plans, nature laughs
"Shhh!!" This is something I'd bet every single deaf person has been told (and continues to be told) by a hearing person - likely a friend, partner, or family member. For them - it's a simple request. We are being louder than what is socially accepted according to hearing culture so they feel a responsibility… Continue reading ownership of sound
Well, starting an official online journal for the first time in years.... is just a tad bit intimidating. The first person I informed was my pal lkvy as she is basically the only friend I have that still has a blog. Back in the day - we all had online journals. Most specifically we all… Continue reading some stupid rock