Posts Tagged: Mississauga

This wonderful country

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a country to keep him healthy.

This wonderful country

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a country to keep him healthy.

Dedication

Volunteering for a cause that’s close to you means putting in hours of work for months on end for zero money. But there is a payoff.

Dedication

Volunteering for a cause that’s close to you means putting in hours of work for months on end for zero money. But there is a payoff.

Lest I forget

I’ve made some discernible progress since ulcerative colitis claimed my colon, but just because I have a normal-ish life again, doesn’t mean IBD isn’t still a rampaging beast.

Lest I forget

I’ve made some discernible progress since ulcerative colitis claimed my colon, but just because I have a normal-ish life again, doesn’t mean IBD isn’t still a rampaging beast.

It’s not about being perfect; it’s about being better

Enduring difficult times doesn’t automatically mean sublime days are ahead. After living through my surgical complications though, I thought they would be.

It’s not about being perfect; it’s about being better

Enduring difficult times doesn’t automatically mean sublime days are ahead. After living through my surgical complications though, I thought they would be.

Life isn’t so bad when your body doesn’t get in the way

Let me tell you about one of the best days of my life. It was Wednesday, March 17, 2010. I was acing most of my courses in my third year at the University of Toronto Mississauga, I worked part-time as

Life isn’t so bad when your body doesn’t get in the way

Let me tell you about one of the best days of my life. It was Wednesday, March 17, 2010. I was acing most of my courses in my third year at the University of Toronto Mississauga, I worked part-time as

Joy to the world, my ostomy appliance is leaking

‘Twas the night before Christmas and inside the Square One shopping mall, Rasheed empties his ostomy bag into the toilet of a men’s room stall. He wraps his Stealth Belt back around his midriff with care, In hopes it will

Joy to the world, my ostomy appliance is leaking

‘Twas the night before Christmas and inside the Square One shopping mall, Rasheed empties his ostomy bag into the toilet of a men’s room stall. He wraps his Stealth Belt back around his midriff with care, In hopes it will

An Unexpected Celebration

I don’t like birthdays. Especially my own. When I was a kid, I looked forward to the day because it meant I would receive presents. Now that I have disposable income, I don’t need to wait for my birthday to

An Unexpected Celebration

I don’t like birthdays. Especially my own. When I was a kid, I looked forward to the day because it meant I would receive presents. Now that I have disposable income, I don’t need to wait for my birthday to