Amy Odyssey

  • Hello, world.

    Hello, world.
    I am born at Humber Memorial Hosptial on July 11th, 1993 at 10:50 AM.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    My family adopts a grey mixed breed kitten found in a litter in my paternal grandmother’s barn, and she is named Gray. How precious!
  • I make my first ever friend.

    I make my first ever friend.
    I meet my childhood best friend and next door neighbour, Katherine.
  • School times

    School times
    I begin my junior kindergarten year at St. Maria Goretti School.
  • Welcome to the family!

    Welcome to the family!
    My younger brother, Sam, is born.
  • Bon voyage!

    Bon voyage!
    My family goes on a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    My family a Golden Retriever puppy and she is named Star. Gourgeous!
  • Trials and tribulations

    Trials and tribulations
    I am diagnosed with a non verbal learning disability and with inattentive type ADHD.
  • Out with the old, in with the new

    Out with the old, in with the new
    I leave St. Maria Goretti due to bullying and begin attending John Knox Christian School.
  • Goodbyes are so hard

    Goodbyes are so hard
    My childhood best friend, Katherine, moves away. Unfortunately, we lose touch afterwards.
  • Bon voyage!

    Bon voyage!
    My family goes to visit a friend in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Greener pastures?

    Greener pastures?
    I graduate from John Knox Christian School and completed elementary schooling, and began attending Toronto District Christian High School in the fall.
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    My paternal grandfather dies of cancer, surrounded by his family.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    My family adopts a mixed breed grey and white kitten from one of our neighbours and names him Tiger. What a beauty!
  • Out with the old, in with the new

    Out with the old, in with the new
    I leave Toronto District Christian High School due to difficulties fitting in and transfer to The Triangle Program at Oasis Alternative School in Toronto. Best decision of my life!
  • Trials and tribulations

    Trials and tribulations
    I developed a condition known as severe tinnitus and was diagnosed with it a few days after my birthday. Yikes!
  • Bon voyage!

    Bon voyage!
    My family goes on a trip to Prince Edward Island. What a beautiful province!
  • Trials and tribulations

    Trials and tribulations
    Due to illness, I am forced to leave The Triangle Program and I begin correspondence/online education via the Independent Learning Centre.
  • Trials and tribulations

    Trials and tribulations
    My maternal grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. The strain of managing her condition causes a lot of upheaval in the family...
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    My elder cat, Gray, dies of renal disease. I'll always miss her.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    My family adopts a brown mixed breed kitten from the Brampton Animal Shelter, and she is named Topaz. What a gem!
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    My elder dog, Star, has to be euthanized due to her severe arthritis and becoming paralyzed. Thank you for always being there for us, I'll miss you.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    My family adopts a white Toy American Eskimo dog and she is named Twinkle. What a cutie!
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    My maternal grandmother dies as a result of her advancing Alzheimer’s Disease, surrounded by her family.
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    The wife of one of my cousins on my father’s side dies suddenly after her cancer returns aggressively.
  • I make a new friend!

    I make a new friend!
    I meet my good friend Victoria, who is also the roommate of my younger brother Sam at college. I'm grateful that she wants me in her life.
  • The road to recovery

    The road to recovery
    I start my fitness journey.
  • Death in the family...

    Death in the family...
    My maternal grandfather dies due to his advancing Parkinson’s Disease, surrounded by his family.
  • COVID-19 hits the scene

    COVID-19 hits the scene
    My mother decides to take time off of work from her job as an elementary school teacher in order to protect my disabled father and the rest of my immediate family from getting COVID-19. It's a very stressful time for everyone!
  • A Christmas Star

    The Great Conjunction of Jupiter-Saturn happens. I wish I could have seen it myself.
  • A new furry friend!

    A new furry friend!
    We adopt a black mixed breed kitten from a breeder, named her Luna. She's such a sweetheart!
  • Success!

    Success!
    I've successfully lost 52 pounds! Hooray!
  • Victory!

    Victory!
    I will earn my Ontario Secondary School Diploma!
  • Here's hoping!

    Here's hoping!
    I will reach my goal of 140 pounds!
  • Happy Birthday to me?

    Happy Birthday to me?
    I will turn 30. Hope I'll figure out what to do with myself by then!
  • Time's arrow...

    Time's arrow...
    I will be 40 years old.
  • Bring out the cake

    Bring out the cake
    I will be 40 years old.
  • Over the hill we go

    Over the hill we go
    I will be 50 years old!
  • Halley's Comet returns!

    Halley's Comet returns!
    Halley's Comet will return to Earth. I'll be 68 years old when it does.
  • The Great Conjunction returns!

    The Great Conjunction returns!
    The Great Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction will return. I'll be 86 years old!
  • I'm officially a centenarian

    (If I live to this age) I will be 100 years old!