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Archive | February, 2013

Mama wolf

Mama wolf

Browsing through Facebook the other day I came upon a quote that I have seen before but appreciated again as if for the first time:

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One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.

One billion women violated is an atrocity.

One billion women dancing is a revolution.

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Good Shepherd Women's Services

A morning of rejuvenation

I don't usually write the blogs for 1 in Four, but today I felt the need to chime in with my own voice, my own experiences.  I've been having a very rough

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Comfy bed

How blogging helps us all…

There are definitely some things that could be improved upon in my life but I have to say I consider myself to be fortunate. I have children that I love,

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I have a confession to make

I have a confession to make

I have a confession to make: a few days ago I wrote a post after the big snow storm and it was all about how depression can make you feel even more

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Giving back

Giving back

On Thursday February 7th there was a great event here in Hamilton called "Chocolate Fest".  It is put on every year by SACHA (Sexual Assault Centre of

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Cosy and safe

Cosy and safe or tense and trapped?

There’s a blizzard going on outside my window.  Whatever snow isn’t falling is being whipped up by the wind and swirling in currents and eddies all across

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Get help that will help

Get help that will help

I was out walking the dogs this morning and a car pulled up alongside me, it was a woman who lives in my neighbourhood who I hadn't seen since the

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Squooshed together

Squooshed together

The other day I had to go to the Service Ontario office to pay for a new sticker for the license plate. Of course, I forgot to write down the mileage and

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