Tough times don’t last, tough people do

  • August 27, 2021

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do” is a beautiful mantra from Ben Platt’s new song “Dark Times.” On April 14, 2021 I was discharged from Victoria Hospital after an inpatient stay to help fix a period of overly elevated mood. Following my hospitalization, my friends Jason and Ashley Plant helped me do a photoshoot where I posed with a red blanket as a cape. The concept of my photoshoot didn’t land with everyone – …

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This is me > Andrew Can Do This

  • April 14, 2021

On April 14, 2021 I was discharged from Victoria Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre. This was my third mental health inpatient experience. While it wasn’t all rainbows, this was a very positive experience. Well, in the big picture when you keep making it… each healthcare experience is net positive. This one started with a medication thermostat calibration back in October and some more elevated mood symptoms that needed correcting in late March. The end …

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Myanmar… please don’t get numb to caring about the world. There’s great people still in it and that makes the world worth it

  • March 27, 2021

I highly doubt you haven’t heard any news about Myanmar this year… A military coup has taken over the whole country. The army is in control and it’s killing lots of protesters. AGAIN. This is a rinse and repeat cycle back and forth forever. THAT POOR COUNTRY AND ITS PEOPLE! That time Andrew Kaszowski was in Myanmar Do you ever have that weird experience when you come back from a travel to a place you’d …

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Hang in there – even if the road is long. One day you’ll arrive.

  • March 21, 2021

What do you wish you could tell your 12 or 17 or 21 or whatever age self? “One day soon, there will be an Instagram account called gaymenlondonontario and they will put up a picture of you and you’ll feel like a superstar” #hangintherebaby #itgetsbetter #doesitever #absolutelyyes #thisisme #ldnont #unapologeticallyme #gayman #scruffygay #instagay #gonnabeawesome #lovewins #lovefirst #lgbtq Photo by https://jasonplantdop.ca (who else, honestly?! No one makes me look better)

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Every day is a beautiful day for music

  • March 20, 2021

Andrew makes a rare video appearance. Some stories are simply too beautiful to write… this one is a narration of what happened 🙂 Sometimes the best stories happen out of the blue… on the first day of spring, no less. Better days are ahead! (*factual error: March 20 is the first day of Spring in 2021 much to my surprise – I was excited for tomorrow!) learn more about how you can access or support …

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