Little bit of loving: #GLAmour

Well friends, take cover: Valentine’s Day is upon us. ‘Tis the season for over-priced chocolate, newly-released rom-coms and declarations of adoration for lovers, friends, and family..also Netflix and cats. After fumbling around for the majority of my dateable years, it turns out this is the first Valentine’s of my entire life that I am in a committed relationship. (You can all gasp now, trust me – I’m as … Continue reading Little bit of loving: #GLAmour

Don’t let the wormy people get you down

I am going to pass on some cheesy age-old wisdom that I think every young adult needs to hear, and I especially need to internalize. Here’s the real zinger….. Not everyone in life is going to like you. There will be jerk-wads left, right, and centre in life. They can take the form of colleagues, classmates, acquaintances, ‘friends’ or otherwise. And you know what? They … Continue reading Don’t let the wormy people get you down

The most exciting and terrifying email I’ve ever received

Three days ago, I opened my inbox to find a particular e-mail that I had been waiting not-so-patiently to receive. There, with a simple click of my mouse, sat my information package for my exchange session in Belgium next semester. Cool, right?! As I read through the package and learned that I had three months before I was expected at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, … Continue reading The most exciting and terrifying email I’ve ever received

“Get ANGRY!” – tips from a chronically ill super hippy feminist warrior

So maybe you looked at the title of this post and, despite ALL THE OTHER WORDS IN THE TITLE, you saw ‘feminist’ and thought, “oh dear GOD, not the F word again!” BUT HEAR ME OUT! While I think it’s the coolest thing EVER, I will not brand you with a capital F and make you carry it around like a scarlet letter – only … Continue reading “Get ANGRY!” – tips from a chronically ill super hippy feminist warrior

Dear ex-boyfriend – or whatever it is we’re calling you

I was enjoying myself with family and friends at a wedding this past weekend, when it occurred to me that more and more people in my life are getting hitched, or at the very least coupling up for the long haul. Well, I’m sitting over here giving them mega props, because I can’t even commit to what I want to eat for dinner, let alone … Continue reading Dear ex-boyfriend – or whatever it is we’re calling you