Today marks the end of chemo.
I've written this three times now. The first was right after we got the news, when emotion and adrenaline fuelled my writing, when grammar and syntax took backstage to the emotion and fear that guided my pen.
This September is the first in twenty years where I'm not heading back to school, and it's weird.
And just like that, I’m done. Despite the beginning of each semester feeling sluggish and slow, my undergraduate degree has passed by so incredibly quickly. A lot has happened in these five years, but throughout it all, I’ve grown so much and learned so much about myself and how I work. … Continue reading graduation
As a graduation requirement for my degree (English Honours), I wrote an undergraduate thesis this semester. I put this off until the last possible semester, because I was terrified at the thought of writing something that was longer than anything I'd ever attempted. To my surprise, the experience was ... not bad. My minor is … Continue reading writing a thesis
Well, it's been a minute. The past year has been nonstop and crazy and, unfortunately, this blog necessarily had to take a back seat. I have thought about closing it down, because I didn't know when I'd be able to return to it, but I decided against that, and I'm glad I did. I started … Continue reading hello again
I have a few thoughts. I don't know if they're coherent, and they aren't fully formed, but this is my little space and I want to talk about what happened last night. I recognize that as a Canadian, this might never directly affect me, but it's going to affect millions of people. Social media in … Continue reading that impenetrable glass ceiling