Newfoundland

The Path Where It Was Taking Me

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about loss. I have been feeling a loss that I couldn’t quite put my finger on. Being chronically ill and becoming disabled has brought about some losses I never expected to feel, or to feel this hard. And there always seems to be another one around the corner. I try to live in the moment, be positive and grateful (all of those characteristics everyone wants to see in a sick person), but some days I’m hit head on with that very real feeling of “what if this never happened to me?” Dreadful, I know. Read more…

The Unpredictability of Chronic Illness

I am an ambassador for the 2015 Walk to Fight Arthritis in St. John’s, NL, alongside my good friend Jerry Stamp. As an ambassador I have been preparing for television and radio interviews to talk about how arthritis affects people and how important it is to support research and community initiatives to help Canadians who live in […] Read more…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today has been a pretty great Valentine’s Day so far. I woke up early, went to hot yoga and sweated my morning away with Katie. I left the yoga studio approximately 8 pounds lighter and made my way home to Boyfriend. We exchanged gifts. I made him a cheesy little music video set to the […] Read more…

Lisa Tries New Things!

I’m going to try something new, besties. I was thinking about branching off and creating a separate blog called “Lisa Tries New Things” where I can publish all of my posts about the exciting and fun new things that I try, but Boyfriend told me I should keep it all here on Damsel because I’ve […] Read more…

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