Our COVID-19 Bucket List

Yes, we know we are still for the most part in quarantine and that not many things have been re-opened, but in order to keep ourselves sane and keep our spirits up and ready for when the bans are fully lifted and we can live life before the word pandemic entered our vocabulary, we decided…

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I Thank You

I know gratefulness may not be common for ex’s But I wanted to take the opportunity to offer it to you, Thank you for letting me see my worth, Thank you for pushing me away in order for me to push through to my purpose, Thank you for the loneliness, it made me resilient, Thank…

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Product review: Edge Naturale

For a long time I have had hair loss or lack of growth on the front edges of my hairline. For the longest time, I was self-conscious about this, but I wasn’t very sure how to go about getting the hair to regrow. Of course, I tried different things; massaging oils, trying to inject moisture…

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Longing

For years I would have denied it,Suppressed the feelings and shoot you down,But as I get older and possibly more mature,I realize that that through it all, I have simply been longing…Longing for someone I can trust explicitly,Longing for someone to love me unconditionally,Longing for someone to be my person,Longing to fully let my guard…

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RnR Interview: Leo

Somebody hold me! Do you ever have someone in your life who is so incredibly smart, interesting and you are just in utter awe of their mere presence?! Well, this is me for my cousin, Lenny/Leo. In my eyes, he is the shizzle, not only is he a certified therapist, he is a constant activist…

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Burst

You caused an unexpected explosion in my heart, Ripped open the part I thought had died, While others were slow, cautious and treated me with care, You came in and made your intentions clear Flooded with feelings I never expected Emotions I thought I was no longer capable of experiencing, Smilling to myself at the…

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Book Review: Frying Plantains

If you have ever been lucky enough have tried fried plantains, soft, sweet, melt in your mouth and oh so addictive…then this book is perfectly named. It’s such a page turner, with quick witty anecdotes, weaving you through downtown Toronto, mixing food, sights, sounds and culture all so effortlessly. It made me smile, it made…

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Consistency

Saying what you mean,Doing what you say,Delivering what you intend,Making and fulfilling promises,No room for empty words and hot air.I won’t be chasing after anyone,Or looking to mold someone to my will,Seeking out realness and transparency,Connection and honesty,Someone who will love me unconditionally for who I really am,No shield or walls,Someone who challenges and excites…

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Being Anti-Racist Is A Lifestyle

I, along with many of you I imagine, have been doing a lot of internal work, assessing what roles we play and have been playing within the conversation around being actively anti-racist; be it accessing your own internal biases and privileges and see hopefully how you/we can do and be better. But if I may…

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