Category Archives: MHE

I’m so….ratchet?

Yesterday, I sort of got into some Facebook drama. Unintentionally, but it happened. I was sitting in the waiting room of the x-ray department at the hospital we took Nolan to for his gastro issues (he needed an x-ray of … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts of Talking to Disabled People

Upon first glance, people don’t often know that I have a disability. I “look” normal. A closer glance would reveal the odd quirks and features of my body. The way my arms and legs curve, the scars scattered across my … Continue reading

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Rising Above

It seems like each day, I face a torrent of different challenges and emotions. Each challenge envokes a different emotion from me. I could choose to wilt under the pressure, to bury my head in the sand and “give up” … Continue reading

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Don’t forget to spew your negative opinions!

You know how you could be really super excited about something, and then someone comes along and just craps all over it? They could mean well, but they hardly ever come across that way. Let’s talk about me for a … Continue reading

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When It’s Quiet

It’s a strange thing, feeling this divided. Split in two…incomplete. For the most part, I can shuffle through my daily tasks and to-do list. It’s the quiet moments that it catches me, that feeling of being divided. Almost like feeling … Continue reading

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Hollow

Matt left for Regina at 3am. I woke up to the sound of an engine in the driveway. I shook Matt awake, knowing his ride was here. I saw him off, thankful I’d actually woken up in time to do … Continue reading

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Reservations About Solo Parenting

There are two days until Matt leaves for a month. I can’t express how much I’m going to miss his company, his presence in the house we share. I can’t express how much I am going to miss having his … Continue reading

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