Motivational Mondays for Fellas

I thought I would do a quick post for all the guys out there. I know most inspirational posts are targeted at women, but I feel you deserve some love and respect as well.  Especially in these tough times, we all need to feel better about ourselves, and deserve to be able to reach outContinue reading “Motivational Mondays for Fellas”

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Memories Of My Uncle Bob

It’s hard to know where to start when asked about my memories of you. But they go back a long ways, that I know. I rememberĀ in my early years, spending a lot of time at Nana’s house, and that meant spendingĀ much of it with you, as she cooked, was baking or did the washing.I rememberContinue reading “Memories Of My Uncle Bob”

Just What The Doctor Ordered!

Who doesn’t love a trip to the seaside on a gorgeous sunny day? I certainly do! And since I have chemo tomorrow and will miss out on the nice forecast for the next day or two, I decided that it was a good idea to take advantage of it today. I wanted spend some timeContinue reading “Just What The Doctor Ordered!”

Become…

Here’s one for all my female followers. A friend posted this recently on Facebook, and I thought it would be a nice reminder, for all of us. We all need to remember who we are, and who we want to be. To become the best possible version of ourselves. There is magic within us all.Continue reading “Become…”

Making Every Day Count Six Years Later…

It’s a scary thought, that six years ago on this date, my cancer journey began. It was a Friday, and I was scared as Hell. Anyone who has been through a cancer diagnosis will be able to relate. No amount of doctor’s appointments, consultations, or medical tests can prepare you for what you will haveContinue reading “Making Every Day Count Six Years Later…”

Respect Your Cat Day

…Or pay the price, and be snubbed by them! I love my cats! I always have! So, when I discovered that today is Respect your Cat Day, I was thrilled, and wanted to share with my followers! I’m not sure when or where this originated, but do I care? Of course not! There are lotsContinue reading “Respect Your Cat Day”

A Fishy Tale

I was recently asked to be interviewed online by a tropical fish enthusiast acquaintance of mine, for his Facebook aquarium group. He was doing a collection of group member profiles. I have been in the fish hobby and business since I was 11 or 12 years old, and was happy to participate. I thought I’dContinue reading “A Fishy Tale”

Hamish’s Journey

When I found out I had breast cancer, it was a scary experience. A few years later, when I was told it had returned, was even scarier. But I’m lucky enough to have a great group of friends and family who were there for me, offering support, well wishes and a shoulder to cry on.Continue reading “Hamish’s Journey”

My Aurora

Five years ago, my sweet girl Aurora passed. She came to me at the boarding kennel I owned in 2001, as a rescue foster dog. The poor thing was nothing but skin and bones after having lived on the streets for goodness knows how long. She had finally been trapped and taken to the “pound”Continue reading “My Aurora”

Happy Canada Day!

I consider myself very lucky. Whereas I am and always will be a proud Scot, I am also proud to have lived much of my life in Canada. Canada certainly has a lot to offer! A great education system, healthcare and many opportunities. Beautiful lakes, beaches, forests to explore, the Rocky Mountains. Canadians pride themselvesContinue reading “Happy Canada Day!”