Indigenous Day

On National Indigenous Peoples Day, I would like to acknowledge the legacies, histories, accomplishments and realities of Indigenous people on the treaty territories and the unceded land of Turtle Island. I was born and mostly grew up in territories comprising the Kichi Sibi (Ottawa River) watershed, which were never surrendered or ceded by their traditional … Continue reading Indigenous Day

Mysterious Ailment Update

Good news: the painkiller that manages my pain is now available in Canada! I have a standing prescription, what a weight off my shoulders. I have a working diagnosis but it's not definitive yet. One more test to go. Grateful to my family physician for letting me choose which specialist I see next. How I … Continue reading Mysterious Ailment Update