Pink Shirt Day – Stop the Bullying

Today is once again Pink Shirt Day here in Canada, to raise awareness for bullying. I thought I would reprise my post from last year. Hope you like it.


(PS, The Background isn’t pink this time)

Being Lydia!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, is Pink Shirt Day in Canada. It is the day that we wear pink and promise that we will all do our part to stop bullying.

Like with Bell Let’s Talk Day in January, Pink Shirt Day is sponsored by the media (Shaw) who are donating $1 for every #PinkShirtPromise on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. You can check out the details at Shaw #Pink Shirt Day.

I was bullied all of my life. It didn’t matter where I lived, where I went to school, who I was friends with, the bullying followed me. I was told not to let them know that I was scared or sad, just walk away. That didn’t seem to work and I just held it all in and didn’t tell anyone.It began to feel like the bullies had to be right – I was ugly, fat…

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