The difference between “tired” and “chronic illness tired”

The difference between “tired” and “chronic illness tired”

The grey sky is dull and dreary. The only glimpses of colour on this cold September day is the tops of the trees that are fading from the green hues of summer to the golden glow of autumn. Glistening diamonds of rain cling to the earth and its inhabitants, almost protectively. The thing about grey [...]

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How We Paid off 25,000$ in Student Loans in 9 Months

How We Paid off 25,000$ in Student Loans in 9 Months

Halloween is next month, and I'm already seeing the bright costumes and big boxes of candy lining the shelves at the stores. But what is even scarier than the scariest Halloween horror movie? Ah yes, good ol’ debt. Student loans to be specific. I remember the dread I felt my whole last year of university [...]

golden love

golden love

 ethereal pink merges with pastel oranges the sky is blooming and dancing  soft hues melt together, so languid they are one everything is burning gold, dripping fire  the world is alive because I look through your eyes Your love is burning gold, dripping fire the way your heart merges with mine  we are alive and [...]

Hard Days

Hard Days

The sun shines differently now Time ticks slowly by Pain clarifies somehow I see it with a different eye Colours more intensely seen A soft covering of haze I vividly remember where I've been So much learned from hard days Out of the dirt comes life Things once important now trivial Worry and toil are [...]

That One Thing I Have to Keep Telling Myself…

That One Thing I Have to Keep Telling Myself…

Sometimes, the weight of the world feels like it is weighing down on your shoulders. Sometimes, no matter what you do, it never feels like enough. This past week was one of those “sometimes”.  My heart was heavy with the expectations I had heaped upon myself. I was weighed down with the expectations I had [...]

Open Up

Open Up

In the knowing, there really is no knowing Certainty is more of a labyrinth Indeed, how can any of us know what we know for sure? I cannot believe that you hold no questions for your life Rest assured that there is no horrid shame in questioning It is the most natural thing to question [...]