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"Fine." By definition, the word means "in a satisfactory manner," or, you know, that everything is OK. We say it often. When someone, for instance, asks how we are. "Oh, I'm fine." But what does the word "fine" really mean? Many of you reading this might already be thinking - wait, fine does not...

I finally decided to go to the doctor. After my mom called me out for my blog post last week, after my boyfriend bugged me enough, and after being on clear fluids and having pain for 3 weeks, it was time. Yesterday afternoon, I emailed my GI...

Last week was an insane crazy awesome week. On Thursday night, my mom and I drove up to London Ontario so that, the next day, we could watch my little brother graduate from Ivey at Western University. That night, we arrived in the city around 9:30pm, went...

I have been alive for 11 years. For 11 years, I've been able to think. For 11 years, I've been able to grow. For 11 years, I've been able to learn. For 11 years, I've been able to eat. For 11 years, I've been able to live. 11 years ago, today,...

I've recently discovered that the best time to have a Netflix marathon is at 1am in the morning. I've discovered that instead of rolling around in bed, twiddling my thumbs, and thinking about how stressed I am, I can just watch countless episodes of TV shows...

Ahh Saturday. A day to sleep in, relax, and not do a damn thing. My favourite day. A day I've hardly seen in the past few weeks. And holy hell am I tired. -------- I remember the days when I couldn't wait for the weekends to hang out with friends, party,...

Whenever I talk about my life as a whole - you know, the general biography of me - I usually describe it with one word: Ridiculous All of us, at one point, especially those who have dealt with Crohn's, Colitis, Cancer, or whatever other hardships we've faced,...

So today I turn 24. The big two-four. The exciting twenty-plus-four. The life-changing-not-quite-twenty-five-but-almost-a-quarter-of-a-century-old, twenty-four. 24. I've never been 24, but from what I can tell, it isn't that great. So, being the always-knowledge-seeking individual that I am, I wanted to do a bit of research on what I could expect to...

I've always hated August. It's a terrible month. And I'm not the only one who thinks so. I mean, Buzzfeed agrees with me. We agree that August brings crazy hot temperatures. Gigantic insects. The end of freedom for kids everywhere. And, for all of us, it marks the end of the best...