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24 November 2017

After a week without travel or that damn cold/flu thing under my belt I’m feeling more like myself. Getting back to training hasn’t fixed my problems with the US Border people, but it has given my brain other things to … Continue reading

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20 November 2017

It’s unfortunate that I usually only find myself wanting to write when things are terrible. The past weeks have been an especially extreme series of ups and downs vacillating wildly between moments where I feel like I have all of … Continue reading

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25 March 2017

As part of a personal desire to reduce the amount of time I spend mindlessly surfing the internet and focus on doing things in life with more intention I’ve been journalling a lot more. Writing has been helpful with other … Continue reading

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Astronaut Update

Canadian Space Agency astronaut recruitment continues without me. The current pool of 32 includes Vanessa Fulford who is not only a remarkable woman with a resume that bears a striking resemblance to Chris Hadfield, but is a former student of my … Continue reading

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Summer Summary

The summer of 2016 certainly hasn’t been boring. After a nice long informative meeting with the Sickkids genetics department we have formal confirmation that there really isn’t anything to do/not do for the time being. The cavernoma situation has slowly … Continue reading

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Just keep swimming

I named my online journal TurbulentFlow as an acknowledgement that the flow of life is rarely smooth and laminar. Right now, the river of life could be headed straight toward a waterfall while I do my very best to continue … Continue reading

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Coming Soon (sadly, not tomorrow though)

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Flying

I went trampolining last night. It was amazing! I grew up doing gymnastics. Had a backyard trampoline and discovered it was an actual sport in university. I’m even a certified coach in both. All this is to say I have … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Today is a good day to celebrate the forward progress that has been made toward equality between women and men. Working in a male dominated profession where I’m often the only woman in the room it isn’t difficult for me to … Continue reading

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Towel Maintenance

My birthday was last month. If the last few years are any indication, I think I’m going to enjoy 42. I started journalling about 10 years ago. Then, it was a great outlet to talk to myself and figure out … Continue reading

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