Growing up, I daydreamed about driving a convertible with the top down and my best girlfriends as my passengers. I was spoiled and was driven nearly everywhere by my parents and wasn’t introduced to public transit until I started high school. Equipped with 5-6 driving lessons, I eventually got my driver’s license after graduating high school and was driving “part-time” to and from work, and for a few errands. As time passed, my lifestyle changed and I gave up driving, only driving occasionally such as when Dan was too drunk to drive or when I really didn’t want to take public transit. I also had a few close calls when I was on the road that contributed to my driving…

For my 30th birthday, Dan treated me to a session of feet reflexology at Big Feet (Kingsway location) after I went on and on about how much I wanted to try a session. I’ve had short foot massages in the past and always found them to be relaxing and I knew of an acquaintance who swears by Big Feet massages so you can say I was very much intrigued with this franchise. What exactly is reflexology? According to Big Feet,  Reflexology is a therapy in which pressure is applied to reflex points on the hands, feet, and ears.It is based on the principle that these reflex points are related to the internal organs and glands, and are laid out in…

I got LASIK eye surgery done on Friday, March 10th, 2017, and 6 years later, it’s still one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself. Today, I’m sharing my experience and how my eyes are doing 6 years post-op. I’ve been wearing glasses/contacts since I was in the 6th grade and gradually wore them full-time around 11th grade. My vision was -2.25 and -2.50 which in retrospect, isn’t even that bad. I can survive days without glasses because my routine never changes and it got to the point where I can recognize people’s blurry figures and all. I debated on getting LASIK for some time after my friend, Sergio, told me about his experience. While contacts and glasses…