Embracing #WokeWednesday: A Hilarious Journey of Breaking the Patriarchy

Embracing #WokeWednesday: A Hilarious Journey of Breaking the Patriarchy

Hey there, fellow ladies born in the 80s and beyond! Today, I have an exciting story to share with you all about my hilarious encounter with the term “woke”. As a 42-year-old woman from the conservative town of Sarnia, Ontario, I must admit that I was completely clueless about what being "woke" even meant. But boy, did life have some surprises in store for me!

Discovering the Meaning:

Picture this: me, a grown woman, scratching my head and wondering what all the fuss was about. Woke? Seriously? It sounded like some strange trendy hashtag. Little did I know that diving into this world would be a rollercoaster ride of self-discovery and a powerful tool for breaking the patriarchy.

Silly, But Oh So Liberating:

At first, embracing the concept of being "woke" felt incredibly silly. I mean, I had always followed the numbers, made good decisions, and carved my own path. But as I delved deeper, I realized there was a whole movement waiting for me—one that challenges outdated norms and empowers women to reclaim their voices and rights. And let me tell you, it was mind-blowing!

Shaking Off the Norms:

As an 80s baby, I grew up in a time when societal norms were deeply ingrained, and the patriarchy ruled supreme. But hey, who said breaking the patriarchy couldn't be fun? I found myself gleefully debunking outdated beliefs and embracing new perspectives. It was like stepping into a time machine and teleporting to a world where gender equality and empowerment were at the forefront.

Breaking the Patriarchy with a Smile:

Breaking the patriarchy? Oh, you bet I will! And it isn't as daunting as I initially thought. Armed with knowledge, wit, and a healthy dose of laughter, I embark on a mission to challenge the status quo. Together, we can create a community where women's voices are heard, their rights are protected, and outdated norms are shattered. It's time for us to rise, united in our efforts to pave the way for a brighter, more equal future.

Vibrating at a Higher Level: An Old Lady's Guide (LOL):

Now, let's talk about vibrating at a higher level. As an "old lady" (and yes, I'm laughing too), the concept might sound a bit out there. But fret not, my dear friends. Vibrating at a higher frequency simply means embracing positivity, mindfulness, and self-awareness while actively working towards dismantling the patriarchy.

Start with small steps: educate yourself on feminist principles, amplify the voices of marginalized women, and support local initiatives promoting gender equality. Engage in conversations that challenge gender stereotypes and empower others to join the movement. Together, we can create ripples of change that will shape our community for the better.

Understanding the Patriarchy:

Now, let's talk about the elephant in the room—the patriarchy. Yes, that often-misunderstood term that can make some of us cringe. But here's the thing: It's not as bad as you might think. The patriarchy isn't about hating men or blaming them for all our problems. It's about recognizing the systems, norms, and expectations that have historically favoured men and limited the potential of women.

Breaking Free:

So, how do we break free from the grips of the patriarchy? Well, it starts with education and self-reflection. Together, let's learn about the subtle ways the patriarchy manifests in our lives and identify the areas where we can make a difference. It could be in our relationships, careers, or even within ourselves.

Finding Our Voices:

One of the most powerful tools we have in breaking the patriarchy is our collective voice. By sharing our stories, supporting one another, and amplifying our voices, we can create a ripple effect of change. Let's celebrate our achievements, big and small, and inspire other women to do the same.

Ladies, the journey to breaking the patriarchy may seem daunting, but it's also filled with humour, camaraderie, and self-discovery. So, let's embrace #WokeWednesday with open arms, laugh at the absurdities along the way, and empower ourselves and each other to create a more equitable and inclusive world. Together, we can rewrite the narrative and pave the way for future generations of strong, independent women.

Remember, breaking the patriarchy doesn't mean being perfect or having all the answers—it means taking small steps, learning, and growing together. So, let's lace up our metaphorical combat boots and embark on this hilarious, empowering journey. The world is waiting for us, and we're ready to make our mark!


 Welcome to #WokeWednesday, a series dedicated to exploring the concept of being woke and its impact on our lives. As a 42-year-old woman from Sarnia, Ontario, I have embarked on a journey of self-discovery and awakening, and I invite you to join me in this quest for knowledge, growth, and positive change.


Unveiling the Meaning of Being Woke:

Ah, being woke – a term that has gained popularity in recent years. But what does it really mean? To put it simply, being woke encompasses an awareness and understanding of social issues, particularly those related to injustice, inequality, and discrimination. It's about questioning the status quo, challenging societal norms, and actively seeking to make a difference.



Exploring the #WokeWednesday Movement:

Now, you might be wondering, what's with the #WokeWednesday movement? Well, it's an opportunity for us to come together every Wednesday and delve into topics that are essential for our collective awakening. It's a chance to shed light on systemic issues, share knowledge, and ignite conversations that drive positive change in our lives and communities.


Unveiling the Layers of Wokeness:

Being woke is not a destination; it's a continuous journey of growth and learning. Each #WokeWednesday, we'll explore various aspects of wokeness, including:


  1. Intersectionality: Understanding how different forms of oppression intersect and affect individuals from marginalized communities.


  1. Social Justice: Examining the structures and systems that perpetuate inequality and working towards dismantling them.


  1. Allyship: Discovering how we can be effective allies to marginalized groups, amplifying their voices and supporting their struggles.


  1. Cultural Appreciation vs. Appropriation: Navigating the fine line between embracing other cultures respectfully and appropriating them.


  1. Environmental Consciousness: Recognizing the connection between social justice and environmental issues, and taking steps towards sustainable living.


  1. Self-Care and Well-being: Emphasizing the importance of self-care and mental health in our journey towards wokeness.



Ladies born in the 70s, 80s and beyond, let's embrace #WokeWednesday as an opportunity to expand our knowledge, challenge our perspectives, and actively engage in creating a more inclusive and equitable world. Together, we can make a difference, one conversation at a time. So grab your coffee, get comfortable, and join me on this exciting journey of being woke. Let's ignite change, inspire others, and make every Wednesday a day of growth, empowerment, and collective awakening. #WokeWednesday awaits!

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