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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…

Weeks 2 + 3 of No Sugar

The past two weeks have been booked with events, work, and the busyness of life. I have to admit, week one was a piece of dairy-free and sugar-free cake, but it’s been hard sticking to my elimination diet for the past couple of weeks. The big difference? I haven’t been home as much and did…

My Week Without Sugar

Several weeks ago I planned the My Own Narrative content I wanted to write this month. However, life changes and we’ve got to be flexible over here. On December 31, I went to my naturopath appointment and got some homework I did not expect.  I’ve been going for a few months trying to solve inflammation…

My sister, Jessica Chiu

Jessica is turning 30 on January 13th so I’m doing a special edition of Shero Saturday! Here are 30 facts about my sister, Jessica Chiu. 1. Jessica Chiu was born on January 13, 1990, almost two weeks past her due date of December 31, 1989.  2. She enjoyed being an only child for only 16…