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Ruth Elliott
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Attended Univerisity of Western Ontario
Lived in Winnipeg, MN
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In honour of Mental Illness Awareness Week, I'm sharing this post. I wrote it about 6 months ago, thankful we all are in a better place, but the disease still has a deadly hold.
Dear Well Intentioned Friend, I know your intentions were not unkind when we talked the other day. I'm certain you had no idea the affect your story would have on me, and I'm somewhat ashamed I did...
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I'm in a mood tonight.
The best laid planscareful what you wish for things couldn’t get any worse you can’t please all of the people all of the time or even some of the time sometimes none of the time sometimes not even ...
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Have you hugged a shark today? 🐟
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Kindness and its importance in lasting relationships
Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.
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"The numbers suggest that governments need to make mental health care more of a priority, Fazel says: "So much emphasis has been placed on reducing smoking and smoking deaths. Mental illness doesn't receive the same attention in public health and public policy."


People don't think about mental illnesses as life-threatening, once you exclude suicide. But a review of almost 2 million people finds that common problems like postpartum depression take a toll.
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rambling off in many mad directions
The Irreconcilable Differences between Mind and Body had become so profoundthey were heard in the Court of Judicium. The usual reserved Attendantswere appalled at the excess of emotion and were giv...
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I used to write poetry. a lot of poetry. this one sounds more and more like me
shallow A wondrous thing her puddle was, wondrous, and terrible as well for it was not too deep - (the same might be said of her) and this may or may not - be true - (as it may be with anyone) its ...
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"poetry shatters our indifference to the everyday.... when we read a poem, a poem reads us .. leading us to a place of radical exultation"
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artist, writer, poet, mother, nurse, care-giver, handi-woman, reluctant plumber, gardener, house cleaner, dog walker and occasional vet
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  • Myself
    Photographer, 1980 - present
  • Myself
    Writer, 1998 - present
  • Myself
    Artist, 1964 - present
  • Hospital for Sick Children
    Registered Nurse, 1989 - 1995
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Winnipeg, MN - Summerside, PEI - Hamilton, ON - Dundas, ON - Thunder Bay, ON - London, ON - Toronto, ON - Nashville, TN - Mississauga, ON - Yarker, ON - Cornwall, ON - Naperville, IL
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quirky, in a mostly a good way, person who spends way too much time doodling, playing with a camera and writing
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A Canadian figuring out life in the US.  Mother of three teenagers who has been driven slightly mad, somewhat sarcastic, and LIVES for Art and well written words. Also, I doodle on everything.
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3 teenagers, 2 cats, and a rescued greyhound named Fezzik - life is never dull. Our home is a hormonal minefield. I have a red (2down from black) belt in Hapkido (look it up) and an artificial hip, people wonder about me sometimes.
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  • Univerisity of Western Ontario
    Biology
  • Ryerson University
    Nursing
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Ruth Day
I had been 'vet shopping' for about a year when a friend recommended Care Animal Clinic. Once I brought my dogs and cats there I never wanted to go anywhere else. The staff are amazing and take excellent care of pets, and their families. I've said goodbye to a beloved family dog there, and brought our rescue dog for his first appointment. My pets have had many different surgeries and treatments, and each and every time we were treated like family. Everyone I've encountered has been professional, competent and also kind, loving and compassionate. I can't imagine a better place to take my pets.
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