I remember when the standard answer to "can I take your picture?" was: "Okay, but I am so not photogenic!" I heard this come from my own mouth many times, as well as many of the mouths that surrounded me as a teenager, and a young adult. As if we had to preface everything with … Continue reading Am I vain if I think I look good in photos?
Exciting news: I just finished editing a book that I have been writing for the past few years! It is about the 30 lessons that I learned in my 20's. Now to find an editor, and publish it, ahhhh! (*taking suggestions for editors, if you know any!) As I read this particular chapter, I thought … Continue reading Have Lots of Sex
It all started with a piercing. When I first discovered this phrase, I was in my early 20's, and struggling with the perils of liking a boy who didn't (really) like me back. (ie: he only liked me when I was in his bed). I realized that I needed to take my power back, and … Continue reading Owning Your Sexy
[*note: I cannot claim ownership of this title, as it is was said to me by someone I am dating. Who will remain nameless - but acknowledged :)] I, as many people in the Western world of my generation, grew up with the idea that one day I would meet someone with whom I would want … Continue reading Dating without a Destination*
When I first returned to this land that raised me, I found myself dating exactly like I used to. I only went on heteronormative dates with men. I flirted in the same way, and then complained about the exact same things. This did not last long - I quickly gave up on dating (temporarily), complaining … Continue reading A New Approach
I returned to my roots about 6 months ago. It all began with a conversation in a hot tub. I was telling one of my good friends that I would, maybe, consider, going back to Saskatchewan for the summer. I didn't really expect anyone to take this consideration seriously, much less encourage it. But this … Continue reading Coming back.
Welcome 🙂 I'm Celeste - counsellor, coach, dancer, creator, educator, advocate, and an all around cool, queer 30-someting hoping to make the world a bit brighter. To fuck with the patriarchy and burn down oppressive structures. Currently calling the prairies my home, I am here to heal both myself and my community. I am here … Continue reading Who I am.