The REAL Conversation About “Body Positivity”

The REAL Conversation About “Body Positivity”

I almost didn’t do chemo because I was afraid of how I would look. I almost chose to pursue many high-risk surgeries (in addition to the surgery that removed my breasts) because I was afraid of how potential partners would feel if I were flat. I’d love to sit here and...
How to feel truly seen and appreciated

How to feel truly seen and appreciated

“I am convinced that all our pain, all our anxiety, all our fear stems from the place of needing to know that we are seen and heard.” I have had this exact conversation at least five times in the past three days (it’s been a heavy week, “lol”). And it’s...
How to handle your first mammogram

How to handle your first mammogram

Originally published at YMC.ca No one wants to experience the moment of finding “a lump.” The discovery itself can be unnerving, as is the explosion of thoughts that follow the discovery, all pointing towards “what does this mean?” and “what happens next?” Being the...