Getting Bronzed without the Sun: My Favourite Sunless Tanner

I have to say: I am SO happy it’s summer. There’s something about summer that just makes me feel so much more positive, lighter, and excited about life. Maybe it’s the fact that I can now head to the beach – my happy place – and an option that’s eliminated during the cooler months. With that being said, I am…

Real Talk: My Life With Hypothyroidism

I felt like sh*t.  I had headaches constantly. My nails were brittle and wavy. My skin was painfully parched. And, my hair was thinning. I was in grade 10 (so, I believe I was 15..?) when I began getting terrible headaches at school. It seemed typical: you’re bored, you’re tired, you want to get out of class. But then came…

How to Be the Healthiest Version of You

Health has always been important to me. Well, health has been important to me ever since it was pointed out to me when I was 13. At 13 years old I found out that I had scoliosis and would need the Harrington Rod surgery to correct it. I truly thought that life as I knew it was over, and in…

My Life with Scoliosis

  For any of you that do not know what scoliosis is here is a quick description: Scoliosis is the twisting/ or curving of the spine away from the middle, creating an S like shape.  Some patients have scoliosis due to a muscle weakness brought on by polio, cerebral palsy or spina bifida; Some are just born with scoliosis and…