Water Logged

Life is all about timing, isn’t it? My body often surprises me with its eerie intuition. One night, without any warning, a sharp pain seared through my right knee. It was severe enough to prevent me from putting any weight on it. I had known for some time that I needed to work on my... Continue Reading →

Of Beginnings and Endings

It began in the spring like so many things do. It was the beginning of a new life - I had just moved into a new apartment, restarted a new session of dance, found a new love with whom I shared my days, and launched my journey into the world of writing. Spring is the... Continue Reading →

Yes Indeed, I’m Walking…

They say that March roars in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. This year, spring tiptoed in gently like a ballerina on a string of pearls. Climate change granted us a mild February, complete with sunshine and cherry blossoms. Our mountains stood majestically above the coastline barren of the bleached snow-caps that... Continue Reading →

Sitting Ducks

I remember as a child I was always on the move. I spent my afternoons running through the wooded trails of our local park, riding my bike down quiet country roads and playing street hockey with the neighborhood kids. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, I lost the liberty of that active life to the mundane... Continue Reading →

Two Bowls, Two Hands and a Towel

There’s nothing I love better than soaking in a gloriously scented hot bath on a chilly day; it soothes my stiff joints and eases the pain in a sweet massage of heat and aromatherapy. Gentle steam glides through the room, playing shadow puppets with the dancing flame of a candle; I usually have a book and... Continue Reading →

ROARing with Pride

I had the pleasure of attending a recent event sponsored by the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada called ROAR, (Reaching Out with Arthritis Research), a public forum hosted by researchers, scientists, physicians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists offering a glimpse into the progress of ongoing research and new advances in the battle against arthritis. It’s a... Continue Reading →

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