Great Cycle Challenge 2018!

I bought a bicycle about two months ago. Nothing super fancy, just a CCM mountain bike I got at Canadian Tire on sale for around $270. The idea was to get something slightly better than low end but not as expensive as high end and use it to get back and forth to work. I […]

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Listen To Your Body Talk.

***WARNING: This post will be dealing with weight loss, anorexia, and body image. Please keep yourself safe and back out now if this is something that will upset or trigger you. Thank you.*** I have been very heavy for my entire life. I actually wasn’t aware of my size until I hit second grade, when […]

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Prime Real Estate.

My mind, in those days, was a slum. The buildings there were crumbling, decrepit, forgotten homes to rats and cockroaches. Broken windows housed broken thoughts as punshiment for crimes I did not commit. The streets were piled high with emotional garbage and baggage, a pothole became an impassable crevasse as my mentality turned toxic and […]

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Anatomy Of A Clusterfuck.

Four thirty A.M. A.M. means ante-meridian, a fact that I learned ages ago somewhere on the internet. It pops up in my head constantly, no matter how useless a fact it might be. No one cares where things come from anymore. I stand at the bus stop with my green stainless steel travel mug clutched […]

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It Runs In The Family.

Sexy, the way the smoke would curl itself around my fingers before floating up toward the ceiling. Memories of  time spent in my grandmother’s kitchen, cold fingers wrapped desperately around hot mugs of tea, watching her blow evanescent smoke rings that would dissipate and join the ever-darkening mist that rolled along the ceiling like water. […]

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The Impossible Task Of Quitting Caffeine.

I am, by my own definition, a coffee wench. By no means am I an expert in coffee — I leave that to people truly passionate about the creation of the stuff. No, when I say I’m a coffee wench, coffee slinger, or any variation of the sort, I merely mean I’m the conduit through […]

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