Memoir: May, if it doesn’t kill me first

My back is curved like a banana and, I too, feel nutrient rich. I am sitting on the edge of our coffee table / dining room table / tv stand / foot rest. Yes, we eat on it, sit on it, and put our feet on it. I'm listening to two siblings talk.

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I Quit Social Media in Pursuit of Wealth

I’ve been off social media for 15 days. I woke up two Mondays ago having reached a breaking point after replaying myself crying in frustration the day before because I couldn’t get a lid off a jar.

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April Memoir of a Thinking Body

As the train pulls into our final station, we make our way to the door. The kid writer watches us. I nod at them, trying to peek at their notebook without moving my body from where I stood. I can see nothing.

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What No One Tells You About DNA

I was in a packed Mauerpark in 2012, speaking rusty German full of sadness. My best friend of 8 years had moved out of our Toronto apartment while I was at work and the person I was dating…

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On Being Diagnosed with an Incurable Autoimmune Disease

I held back my panic, I suppressed it, and reached out civilly to them and their family. I planned to leave it at that – “I love you. I’m here for you.” But I wanted more.

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Up – An Island Film

An autobiographical film, filmed and edited during a self-directed residency at Artscape Gibraltar Point. It exists as a representation of mind, body, breath; a study of self and the way we use our bodies.

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