This is my blog about living my life with Blind Enthusiasm. It’s about sharing stories of personal growth, connecting with one another and attempting to live my best life, messy bits and all.
All The Small Things
“What if I don’t have as much to give as everyone else?” I’m in a zoom meeting with a group of fellow business owners and we’re discussing the merits of how a giving economy can help us to turn our own successes into the successes of others when a colleague asks this question, “What if… Read more
I Think I’m Alone Now
There is a memory from my childhood that I have been thinking about a lot lately. My mom and I are fighting. I can’t recall what the fight is about – it was likely the result of me doing something I wasn’t supposed to, or not doing something I was supposed to, or the even… Read more
Small Tattoo. Big Meaning.
I am covered in tattoos. The art on my body encompasses everything from a phoenix to a unicorn to a taco and beyond. Truthfully, I’ve lost track of just how many times I have sat on an artist’s table since my first tattoo 24 years ago. Some of the art work represents something special in… Read more
You Bet Your Ass – A Rectal Cancer Memoir
“You have a large tumour in your rectum.”, he said. Two thoughts ran through my head. “I knew it.” and “Why is he smiling?”. I Knew It (Part One) I remember with perfect clarity the moment I started feeling ill. It was February of 2014 and we had gotten up at an un-godly hour of… Read more
The Thing I Think Everyone Deserves
This past Monday was a holiday in Canada. Eager to capitalize on some extra rest time, my husband and I skipped the alarm and decided to sleep in. At the glorious hour of 8 am I began to stir from my slumber, first gaining awareness of my body and the physical world around me, and… Read more
The Blog I Said I Wouldn’t Write
“I’m so sorry…but not really because it’s my blog and I can do what I want.” Me Remember when I launched my blog a month ago and specifically said that although I own a company that sells blinds, this blog would not be about window coverings? Well friends, I guess I lied. Or at least… Read more