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5 Skin and Bodycare Favourites for January

Winter is here and your skin probably isn't looking its best. Keep it moisturized and happy with these skincare products that won't break the bank. Forest Bath BombThis bath bomb from Rocky Mountain Soap is amazing. It smells so wonderful and left my skin feeling oh-so-soft. I had never been partial to bath bombs before,…

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Let’s Talk about our Obsession with Weight

There are people at work who exasperate you with their stupidity, there are people at work whom you love, and there’s always, always that one woman who counts calories and wants the world to know it. Recently, a woman at work and I were talking about cake. Seems innocent enough. Cake is delicious and is…

Tracking my Near-Chronic Illness Made it Worse

For years I just assumed I’d have to live with migraines; they were there every so often, would knock me down into bed, and would leave for a few day, maybe if I was lucky, a few weeks, giving me respite from the spirit-breaking pain. Eventually, I landed in the ER where I — finally…

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We’re all Stressed to the Max. So, Why am I so Special?

I.am.stressed. It’s not my usual kind of stress, which comes in big bursts, then mellows out to something I can live with. This stress is the kind that weighs you down, dragging like a giant concrete block behind you. Today I came home, showered the germs off of me and sat in a chair on my…