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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

What did Beethoven’s deafness sound like?

Beethoven’s hearing loss is well-known, but it’s not well understood. Alice Keath, host of ABC Classic’s Beethoven 250, chats with audiologist and horn player Ian O’Brien about what the world really sounded like to the famous composer. Have a listen … Continue reading

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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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Grief and small signs from the Rainbow Bridge

Little Signs 🐾 The day after George passed away I took Chocolat for  a walk. I ran into a lady walking her white poodle;  she wanted to know if the dogs could say hello. I told her Chocolat could be … 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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