Business

Embarking on a new trial project with Personalized Gemstone Rings

Cza / January 18, 2018

We’ve launched a new project line: personalized gemstone rings! As you may know, Jared and I have been selling crystal jewelry online for almost a year now. 🙂 We call our store Borealis Crystals on both Facebook and Instagram. We’ve decided to upgrade our product line with bespoke personalized rings made of authentic gemstones set in precious metals. You can…

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Jared’s bleeding hand

Cza / January 5, 2018

No, he didn’t cut himself. The skin on his hand didn’t suddenly pop open and start gushing out blood at random (sorry for the graphic mental image). Yes, this was a random injury. He didn’t do anything to exert force on, or using, his hand, but it happened. He literally just woke up with his hand in pain. It’s just…

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#KnowingLove: Fun Facts About Us!

Cza / December 29, 2017

Hello! We are Jared and Cza, your resident weirdo couple. 🤪 We’re doing this challenge inspired by #TheOliverias / @treszkaoliveria: Knowing Love: Fun Facts about Us! Each of us wrote 10 facts about the other person, and finally both of us wrote 10 facts about us as a couple. Enjoy! The Rules of the Challenge Okay guys, let’s play a…

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UPDATE: “The Mighty” Published My/Our Story!

Cza / December 29, 2017

I’m overjoyed today! Guess why? The Mighty published my/our story! I cannot be more grateful to have been given this opportunity to share our life experiences, that hopefully others might be able to learn from. 🙂 The Mighty is one of my favorite sites about chronic illness, and it actually served as a cornerstone for my undergraduate thesis. I had…

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Life

Season’s Greetings! 🎅

Cza / December 25, 2017

🎵 It’s the most wonderful time of the year… 🎵 Happy holidays to all! How was your Christmas? We hope you all got to spend quality time with family and loved ones! 😀 Of course let’s not forget about the introverts out there who would prefer some alone time. On our end, Christmas Eve 2017 was a redemptive conclusion to a…

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Life

A letter to my angry self

Cza / December 12, 2017

You’ve been forewarned! This blog post is going to get really personal, and refer to some of my personal struggles. I believe that by letting these out in the open, people I meet and would like to be friends with will get a bit more insight on who I am deep inside. I often struggle with thoughts of not being…

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Food

Unicorn barf from Catabolic Cafe~ Happy Sunday!

Cza / December 10, 2017

Sorry, the title was all Jared’s fault. 😛 The yummy rainbow cake pictured below is from Catabolic Cafe in Malingap St., near Maginhawa, QC. His first comment? “Unicorn barf!” ~insert virtual photo of me shaking my head while internally rofl’ing~ I wouldn’t call my site a food blog. However, since we love food, I thought I’d feature some of the…

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Self-care break

Cza / December 7, 2017

Yesterday I took a self-care break, as I was feeling really overwhelmed by things. The day started out okay. Right after waking, Jared and I were intimate. I felt connected. I was still a little groggy, but I managed to get up. (Context: I’m no morning person. It’s usually a challenge to get out me out of bed — one…

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Blog

Crystals and Contradictions

Cza / December 4, 2017

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Tonight I had this idea of making hand-lettered / sketch-filled pages with which to advertise some of the crystals we’re selling on our tiny Instagram shop (which Jared and I keep as a sideline). It’s funny that we should sell crystals, considering our educational backgrounds. I went to a science high school, and he graduated…

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