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About ottawadeafgirl

Deafened Mom of 2 great adult kids + Grand-maman to Gabriel |Dane rescue Mama| Prince 2 Practitioner |Marathoner|Triathlete|Diver |Cyclist #ottbike @soldieron #veteran #Armygirl

Happy 10th Birthday George

You would have been 10 today! I miss you every day and hope you’re enjoying running free! Until we meet again my lovely.  

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Mindset is everything

Earlier this year my longtime friend Barbara signed up for the NYC lottery Marathon. I wanted to seriously get back into running again so I thought this would be a great idea for me as well (it’s on my bucket … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020 \(^O^)/

  The start of 2019 brought much heartache 💔…. I received news at the beginning of January of the sudden death of  my dearest and  beloved friend Said.  Months later my lovely George crossed the rainbow bridge after a long … Continue reading

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Riding the LRT and finding my Disney princess

Last Saturday we decided to take part in the  Grand opening of the Ottawa LRT and take a ride to the Rideau Centre for some shopping and adventures. My grandson Gabriel who is an avid train enthusiast absolutely loved it! … Continue reading

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Another senior….Great dane to love

Last night Birch Haven Rescue did their home visit with Miss Daffodil. I am happy to say that my home met all their requirements and she is staying!  Daffodil is six years old and an absolutely gentle girl! She is … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace my lovely George

My sweet George has passed away. I first introduced you to George in a post I did last year when my blog turned 5. When I rescued him on Canada day in 2016 from Danes in Distress I knew that … Continue reading

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It’s a new day and a new week with new goals and new challenges!

Last Friday I renewed my membership at Movati Trainyards as I had let my membership lapse for a couple of years.  It was time to spread my wings and finally do this on my own again, but this time, so … Continue reading

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Depression and Hearing Loss

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! It’s okay to not be okay! If you or someone you know needs help, reach out! #BellLetsTalk  #endthestigma It was first discovered I had significant hearing loss after my Leadership course in 1990 (Now called DLP … Continue reading

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My blog turns 5 today!

5 years ago I launched my blog. My original thoughts behind this blog would be to help people understand my deafness and perhaps, a little deafness education. (see #5) As I  was reflecting this morning on what to write, I … Continue reading

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Walker – Reflections on death

It has been one year since you crossed over the Rainbow Bridge and not a day goes by that I don’t think of you. It was difficult during the first little while. I kept seeing you everywhere, almost like your … Continue reading

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