Free fun to keep your kids entertained during Covid-19

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  We’ve been hunkered down at home and haven’t seen anyone socially since Friday. Being at home with kids 24/7 makes for very, very, very ,very long day. Thank goodness for the internet and google searches to find things to keep my kids occupied. Below you will be able to find some free fun for [...]

Living with terminal cancer during the Coronavirus pandemic

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  Over the last few weeks I have poo-pood people (like my mother) who were freaking out about the Coronavirus. It was far away from me, not yet in Toronto. Why would I worry? People started posting about their stockpiles; food, water, toiletries, cleaning supplies just in case. I didn’t get it. Why? It’s not [...]

That time I met Ellen (and other things I crossed off my bucket list)

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There is no coincidence that I’m posting this today. One year ago today, I was gifted with the most amazing experience, to meet Ellen DeGeneres. She has kept me laughing over the past few years, on good days and bad, that when I put my bucket list together I knew I needed to meet her. [...]

My Bucket/ Fuck It List

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    I’ve always had a running list of places I wanted to visit and things that I wanted to do over the course of my life. My husband and I also had our list of things we wanted to do together once we retired. I know, its a long time away but it was [...]

A health update- My first progression

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I knew that this day would come, I just didn’t know it would come this soon. Progression I found out a few weeks ago, that my cancer has progressed which means it has spread. It caught me totally off guard and shocked me beyond belief. I went in for my scheduled routine scan, and when [...]

Happy 6th birthday, Little Dude!

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  Dear Little Dude, I cannot believe you are six today! This day makes me so nostalgic to one of the most amazing days of my life. It feels like just yesterday I checked into the hospital for my planned C-section and here you are as a six-year-old! You are a sweet boy who continues [...]

Time. That’s all I want.

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Time.  It’s a funny thing.  There are times in my life when time seems to be inching along painfully slow.  Then other times when time is going by so quickly that I wish I had a pause button to stop so could really savour the moment(s).  There’s a quote by Buddha that says “The trouble [...]

How I told my kids I had Metastatic Breast Cancer

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 Since “coming out” with my Metastatic Breast Cancer diagnosis, the most asked question I get from others is: “How did you tell you kids about your cancer coming back?” Before I answer the question I need to say this. I’m telling the story from my point of view, as their mother, sharing how I told [...]

An Omega-3 supplement for vegetarians, vegans and those with fish allergies

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Disclosure: I have partnered with YMC and NutraVege and have received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. I’ve been navigating allergies my entire life. Being allergic to all nuts, all fish and all seeds has been challenging to say the least. But I’ve grown up this way so for me, I know [...]

Your questions answered about Metastatic Breast Cancer

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I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people about Metastatic Breast Cancer and what it means so I thought that I would answer them in a post. If I didn’t answer your questions yet, don’t fret, there will be more posts coming because I’ve received so many wonderful questions. Please, if there’s something you would [...]