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I am not going to stereotype myself and say that I love Hockey… But I love Hockey. Not so much the NHL, but defiantly Olympic Hockey. I guess you could call me a ‘true Canadian’… haha or someone who grew up with a house full of boys and learned to love it.
So like the rest of Canada I was up extra early this fine morning watching the Canada vs. Sweden game. I was trying not to get my hopes up to much for Canada because I can’t stand when we lose, and it just makes it worse if I think we are going to win and we don’t. But after that first goal I knew the gold medals were coming home with us. And when they finally finished the game our whole house still went crazy. Now if only one of those hockey players was my boyfriend…
I will say that I didn’t love this game as much as I loved the game when the Canadian women won. The game was a lot more eventful and I truly believed that the Americans were going to take it. Much to my surprise the women fought their way back and ended up winning. I was watching the game while babysitting and I nearly woke the baby from her nap when the final goal went in. It was just so lovely to see our women win. I do feel very sad for the Americans as I know how strong of a team they were, but I will always root for my Canadian girls.
So congrats to Canada on their hockey wins, and all the other amazing wins. You all make Canada proud. #Sochi2014 #WeAreWinter
I have a problem…Which is becoming increasingly bad…
After every holiday the theme stuff goes on sale for 90% off…
And if you know anything about me, you know I like a good deal…Actually, I LOVE a good deal.
The first time I went to one of these sales was just after Christmas. I was able to get so many awesome gift bag, lights (perfect for a dorm room), wrapping paper, bows…ect. It was truly amazing. In total I spent $16 which had a retail value of over $160. I was so happy to lug it all back to my… on the subway.
So this past week was reading week. I didn’t have too much planned, except for making multiple trips to Target to get the Valentine’s Day stuff. And boy did I luck out!
Not only was I able to find great chocolate for less than $2 (the big Lindt hearts) But I was also able to get many great deals on stuff to go in my dorm room! I was able to get little metal buckets in pastel colours for $.10 a piece and lantern string lights for $1.49! Neither were really Valentine’s oriented, but they were still 90% off! I was probably a little too enthusiastic…
So I totally recommend checking out Target if you want to get some amazing deals!
This is probably something that you come across frequently but your show has touched me in a way, no show has before. I am one of the many kids out there who has a story. When I was six, I was placed in a foster home for eight months. At the time I was blissfully unaware that there was anything wrong with it, and I had no problem telling people that I had two homes. I knew it wasn’t normal to live in foster care, but I also new that at that time it was the best place for me. As I continued to get older I shared my past with my friends, but when I was in 5th grade I noticed people became very uncomfortable if I said anything about it. I went home and asked my sister why, and she explained to me that in many ways foster care as well as the kids in it do not have the best wrap. I was confused, because foster care was not in the least a bad experience. Sure I missed my parents, but my foster family made me feel like I fit right in.
For the next few years I stopped talking about it and began to feel ashamed. I didn’t want people to think less of me, and most importantly I didn’t want people to see my Dad as a bad Dad because he struggled with alcohol after my mom left. I just wanted to be ‘normal’. I had a ‘friend’ from the time I was ten until I was 14 who knew what happened to me as a child. She never said anything bad about it to my face, but she would always bring up how much better her family was than mine, and things of that nature. It took along time for me to realize that she was not a friend at all because friends don’t treat you like that. Eventually, I found the most amazing group of friends, who for the most part, know absolutely nothing about my past. Although I am sure it wouldn’t change their perception of me and my family, I am still strangely uncomfortable telling them anything.
However, your show has made me more open to that idea. You show both the positive side of foster care (that many people looking in know nothing about) but you also show the other side. The roles of Lena and Steph are excellent representations of what foster parents are really like. I know that there are bad homes that kids are placed in but I also know about the really good homes. I feel like you show is taking away the stigma that surrounds foster care, and how the kids turn out afterwards. And for that I am deeply grateful.
I hope that one day people can see that there is still a good core in every child no matter what they have been through. I was lucky and my experience in foster care didn’t have a negative impact on me, but I know for so many it is. I hope that those people see your show and can learn from it. It doesn’t matter where you’ve been.
I recently noticed that on my Pinterest board about dorm rooms is getting more re-pins than usual. But then I recently that the new wave of people are getting accepted in to College and University, and everyone is freaking out about everything involved in that process! So I was thinking, with my five months of University experience, I would start a really awesome college series in order to help the incoming freshman know what to expect. In some way I wasn’t prepared enough, and in other ways I was way over prepared (I have enough laundry soap for all 4 years of college…) so my goal is to give you the right amount of advice on eery subject.
For some of you it is a very scary time, and for others it is overly exciting! So if you have any question about anything College related let me know and I will write a blog post about it! I am an open book, ask me anything you like!
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If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn’t eat him.