Category Archives: Coaching

Boundaries, Breakups and Christmas – December 28, 2014

Well, since I last wrote my life has been a roller coaster ride.  I am not even sure where to start with this blog. In my last post I talked about the “boundaries conversation” I had with my boyfriend, G. … Continue reading

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Nothing Personal – October 16, 2014

After a conversation with an ex partner a little while ago, I had a realization about all the moments in my life where I have been hurt, abused, or abandoned – it’s just not personal.    It was huge for me … Continue reading

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If Life Were Like the Movies….Or Is It? – September 26, 2014

I had a song running through my head by Alan Jackson and the one line that got stuck in my head “If life were like the movies….”.  I started to think about that.  What if life were like the movies? … Continue reading

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Find your Voice – September 25, 2014

Right how I am really thinking about life and what it all means.  My partner, Glenn, is sitting with his mother in palliative care as I write this.  I have known this man for close to 8 months and I … Continue reading

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Herpes and Other Blessings – September 18, 2014

Picture this.  You wake up one day and you have this discomfort “down below”.  You have no idea what it is, but you know it’s uncomfortable.  You try a few home remedies, thinking maybe it’s a heat rash, hemorrhoids, pimples, … Continue reading

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Life Happens – September 7, 2014

It has been a while since I have posted because, as my title says, life happens.  My partner and I have been been sick with the flu or whatever it was since the middle of August.  This weekend we are … Continue reading

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August 18, 2014 – Staring at the Closed Door

Today I was watching our cat Minnie Mix and she was staring at the closed bedroom door. She just can’t stand that she is not allowed in the bedroom and so will scratch at the door and meow and will … Continue reading

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August 14, 2014 – Stigmas and Shame – My Confession

Stigmas – why do you think they need to exist? What makes one condition or experience something to be shameful about and yet another situation or condition to be  acceptable? What makes a cold sore on your face perfectly okay … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?

There is this perception that if you are divorced you cannot get along with two people – your ex and your current relationship’s ex.  Apparently the ex is always the enemy.  But who wins with this? Is it worth expending … Continue reading

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Weight and Other Things That Make Me Crazy – Cleanse – Day 2

Day 2 almost done of my cleanse or detox.  To make it more interesting, I am doing this during Stampede Week here in Calgary.  For those of you who have never heard of the Calgary Stampede, it’s basically Mardi Gras for … Continue reading

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