Category: Wellness

Prozac Update

For today's Wellness Wednesday, I thought I'd post an update on how I'm doing sans Prozac. It's been about a month since I took my last dose, and I'm feeling pretty great. However, coming off the medication wasn't without its challenges... My doctor had prepared me for the emotional symptoms I might experience, including some ...

Book Review: Women, Food, and God

(or Women, Food, and a Side of Goop) Welcome to the first edition of Wellness Wednesday! Today, I'm reviewing Geneen Roth's book Women, Food, and God, which is about our relationship with food, and how the endless cycle of bingeing and dieting is just a way to fill the parts of our lives that feel empty ...

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Introducing: Wellness Wednesdays

(or Look, Ma! A Weekly Series!) A few weeks ago, I asked one of my best friends for ideas of what I could blog about. She suggested I do a weekly series. I loved the idea, but was having trouble thinking of a topic that I could make into a series. I let the idea ...

My Mental Health Story

(or I Am One of the 1 in 5) (Trigger warning for trauma and suicidal thoughts.) In honour of Mental Illness Awareness Week, I want to share a bit about my struggles with mental illness and my experiences at CAMH. But first, a disclaimer: although I'm very comfortable talking about my own experiences, I won't ...

Coming Off of Prozac

(or Thank You and Farewell, Dear Friend) Note: I am not a medical professional. This should be taken as my personal experience, rather than medical advice. Always consult your prescribing physician before making any decisions about your medication and/or mental health plan. A couple weeks ago, I made a big decision: I was going to ...

Bullet Journal Update

(or: BJ 102 if ya still nasty) It's been a little over a year since I first posted about my love of (ok, obsession with) bullet journaling. Although I've changed up my methods, I still live by this system, and I probably wouldn't get a single thing done if it wasn't written down. (I try ...

Best of 2016

  (Or: Well that was interesting...) A few weeks ago, I was at a company event that included a Reptilia booth that I was assigned to help with. I surprised myself by absolutely loving it, especially an adorable tarantula named Fluffy, who gives high fives and lets you pet her belly. When my boss came ...