As a young female, I trusted my male doctor when he offered me the Essure as a solution. My case is not unique, and I am joining the fight of thousands of other women that were affected by the device.
If I don’t show up for the grunt work, work my way through the night snakes and demons, there is no dance to dance under the Ali’s lights. So it is on me to get well and get back at it.
It’s in the eyes. What it is varies from runner to runner but make no mistake: it’s there, and every ultra runner has it. Distance. Stillness. Fear. Acceptance. Exhaustion. Joy. Time.
“They don’t know,/ they can only guess” is how most mornings feel these rainy spring days. I’ve been sleeping badly for weeks, beset, it seems, by a rolling dream journey.
My last modeling gig brought new meaning to the words ‘showroom model’. On a very cold and snowy Saturday the 26th of March 2017, I was the much celebrated and over-photographed Product Demonstrator at the Hydropool Hot Tubs showroom at 335 Superior Blvd in Mississauga, and everyone was really nice and totally professional.
There are no surprises when I say that the health benefits of cycling are huge. A little aerobic exercise can go a long way to help you live longer, loose weight, and fight depression all simultaneously. But there’s more. Did you know that riding your bicycle can make you smarter? Yeah! Smarter!
From brain chemistry to social behavior, addiction covers a wide range of topics. Here are 4 essential things to understand about drug and alcohol addiction.
The zoo is always open. Until it isn’t.
A cheap nightclub. Burgundy curtains around a stage, surrounded by lamps and drunken men; a globe reflects its silver light on the cool metal pole, and a provocative girl spins sensually around, stripping off for money. This is the imaginary scenario when people hear the words “pole dance”, but knowing the origin of this intriguing activity reveals how this is more about prejudice than reality.
As a child, I remember being drawn to Coneflowers’ showy, mostly purple flowers. My hands would pet their heads and glide across the petals. In high school, I worked in a plant nursery and noticed how little care they needed to thrive.