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Nurses are real superheroes

Over the past few years, I’ve come to understand the impact a nurse can have on someone’s life.  I witnessed the power of nurses when my grandma did dialysis treatments multiple times a week and when she was in palliative care.  When I did the marketing for BCIT School of Health Sciences, I learned very…

To all the women in my life

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, but I wanted to share a Shero Saturday blog post today for all of the important women in my life (you know who you are). Writing this is so important to me because I’ve realized how much the women in my life have lifted me up, especially this past year. …

A Leap Day beginning to the Whitecaps season

Today is a very exciting day. It’s the beginning of the Vancouver Whitecaps 2020-2021 season! If you’ve known me since childhood, you know that I spent the fall and sometimes spring playing soccer three times a week. If you know “career” Julia, you know that I’ve spent a lot of Saturdays and Sundays at BC…

January and February Books

My Goodreads book challenge is off to a good start with seven of 40 books complete. This year, I’m doing my best to read a wide range of books. My usual go-to is historical fiction, but I’m expanding my repertoire by reading books about feminism, indigenous peoples, mental health, and more. Here are some of…

Thank you for reading My Own Narrative!

I started My Own Narrative six weeks ago with no expectations. My Own Narrative is a project I started for myself, but I am so incredibly honoured by the response it has been getting. In six weeks, I’ve had over 1,500 views on my site and so many of you have come up to me…

My New Look!

Yesterday, I woke up with the determination of Jo March. I was going to cut my “one beauty”. But thankfully it was not because I needed the money to send Marmee to my injured father in the American Civil War. (Any Little Women fans here?)   If you saw my Instagram or Facebook yesterday, you may…