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DATE THE SH*T OUT OF EACH OTHER.

"Date Night. Always set aside one night a week for date night." We've all heard this gem of advice, haven't we? But it goes right up there with "Sleep when the baby sleeps". As much as Will and I try to go on dates, there never seems to be enough time, or energy, or money, or know-how on what's hip and happening nowadays (as evidenced by my use of the words, "hip and happening"). 
When our relationship was in the youthful bloom of adolescence, we used to surprise each other with dates all the time. He'd build a little "restaurant" outside of my workplace, I would surprise him for weekends away and over time it sort of became our thing - to do the unexpected. But as we got older, with wedding planning and babies and work responsibilities and home responsibilities and school responsibilities and frankly, having lost the stamina of our early twenties, it became more of a necessity to surprise each othe…
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SLAYING THOSE DEMONS: A  JOURNEY OF FACING YOUR TRUTH.
“Sometimes death can leave you so 
broken, so shattered and damaged, 
so twisted out of proportion,
leaving you to pick up parts of yourself 

from the floor and limp along 
as your “whole” self.”
This is a post I didn’t want to write. That’s a lie. It’s a post I had no idea I had to write. But about two weeks ago I read the most beautiful piece by a fellow blogger that spoke to me so clearly, almost audibly, that I knew this was what I had to do. The way my every cell tingled was an indisputable, neon-coloured sign that there was a demon that I hadn’t dealt with. I’m still confused as to whether it was her etymological prowess that drew me in, so much so that I could feel myself walking in her shoes, seeing through her eyes, listening through her ears, or if it was her raw, unencumbered honesty, her courageous heart to face the demon that had anchored her soul and navigated her life for so long. Immediately I felt such empathy for her …