Sometimes being stubborn is what’s needed…

Sometimes it’s hard not to think that life is out to get me. On Monday, I posted about finally feeling like myself again having had a day out in the form of a road trip on Sunday. On Monday I Continue reading Sometimes being stubborn is what’s needed…

Accept what is…

It’s amazing how quickly we forget just how bad something was and get frustrated with not improving as quickly as we’d like. A number of people have asked me recently about my progress at respiratory rehab. and with my transitional Continue reading Accept what is…

Is everything possible or are there realistic limitations?

I participated in an interesting conversation today about whether or not everything really is possible, or if we would do better to accept our limitations. The original point being made is that while we tend to blame others for our Continue reading Is everything possible or are there realistic limitations?

When you don’t know what to say, say that; don’t just say nothing!

One of the things that I’ve noticed over the last year is that people seem to have a real problem with not knowing what to say when somebody is in an extreme situation. Rather than say the wrong thing, they Continue reading When you don’t know what to say, say that; don’t just say nothing!

Success at achieving some of my bucket list items!!

In the past couple of weeks I have managed to achieve several items on my bucket list and I’m so excited that I just had to write about it again, without adding new items just yet. You might remember that Continue reading Success at achieving some of my bucket list items!!

What a fantastic date to return to work: even in a very limited fashion… International Women’s Day

So today is March 8th, 2017 and the day that I officially start my transition plan to return to work. It’s very limited at this point and I’ll be working from home to accommodate my hypersensitivity and anaphylaxis. But it’s Continue reading What a fantastic date to return to work: even in a very limited fashion… International Women’s Day

When is disability accommodation not accommodation?

In Ontario under Human Rights legislation, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), I can’t be discriminated against due to my disabilities. However, there is this wonderful phrase ‘undue hardship’ that comes into play when requesting disability accommodation. Continue reading When is disability accommodation not accommodation?