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failing

  • The perfect ponytail
    Life

    The perfect ponytail

    Not a single bump. I’d scream and cry if it was any other way. Every morning, the same fight. Facing the window in our small upstairs bathroom, my mom had to comply and follow…

    February 10, 2019
  • Breakfast buffet
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    Breakfast buffet

    Business trips. Big industry conferences. Lots of public transportation, people gathering from all around the place to meet and greet, travel expenses. Your day scheduled from morning to evening with presentations, workshops and other…

    January 27, 2019
  • Lifting heavy
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    Lifting heavy

    They recommend practicing with a shoe. Or something very, very light. I started with my pink 5 lbs. Because Turkish get-ups are not for the faint of heart. They’re the real deal.  Even with those…

    January 20, 2019
  • No more school
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    No more school

    Just cancelled my class. And dropped out of my program. Before even starting it.  I guess you could blame it on the cold. I dreaded the thought of having to attend a 7-10pm class…

    January 14, 2019
  • New year, new me?
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    New year, new me?

    I’m very eco-friendly. All about recycling. Carrying my pickle jar, five beets, three bananas and Coaticook ice cream without a bag the whole way home just to avoid the almost-mandatory-in-that-situation plastic bag (I mean,…

    January 6, 2019
  • Sugar hangover
    Life

    Sugar hangover

    ’Tis the season to be jolly, my friends. Did you dare to? I hope you did. I sincerely wish you got to spend Christmas (or your festivity of choice) with family and loved ones,…

    December 30, 2018
  • Sending out an SOS
    Life

    Sending out an SOS

    She got the job. Communications director. And I’m very, very happy for her. She totally deserves it. She worked hard to get it. She climbed the ladder one step at a time. Spoke up.…

    December 19, 2018
  • Eyes on the prize
    Life

    Eyes on the prize

    I was hiding in a cave. Literally. Trying to figure out the mystery of physics equations. It was 6pm, and I had been up and running for 12 hours at this point. The walk…

    December 2, 2018
  • Don't poop on my couch
    Life

    Don’t poop on my couch

    When I was a kid, I wrote a song. Let’s say it was a one-hit wonder. Never made it to the album, nor lead to a second one. With all my 7 year-old seriousness,…

    November 17, 2018
  • Grit and gratitude
    Life Yoga

    Grit and gratitude

    Grit is the number one factor for success. Not IQ, not emotional intelligence, neither good looks nor physical health. Grit. “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is having stamina. Grit is sticking…

    November 10, 2018