Treat yourself well, and others will, too

Photo by good friend and amazing fighter Brigitte Blouin. Three months post-kidney-liver failure, I managed to score one (1) point against champion Corina Balan, who was less than half my age at the time. She scored all the other points and won that fight handily. But I wasn’t going to give up. Now I treat myself with more kindness, which isn’t saying much.

The cold tile felt painful against my sweaty shoulder. But I needed the support so I endured. …

Brigitte Pellerin

Writer | Ottawa. Books include Épître aux tartempions, Le national-syndicalisme, Down the Road Never Travelled, Not Just for Kicks and Le livre Uber.

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