Back with my peoples💕
One week ago I stepped into the ring for what at first was my comeback match... but slowly realized was my farewell match, a passing of the proverbial torch if you will. . It was an honour and a privilege to step into the ring with @charlottewwe, one of the very best of her era, a total pro. . Feeling immense gratitude to the current roster of woman who allowed me to dip my toes into their current waters. In the beginning of my career, I set out to knock down the preconceived notion of what a female could do in this male oriented business and the current roster of ladies represent everything we dreamed of. If we laid the platform, you all have built a friggin skyscraper and we all couldn’t be prouder! . And now I get to sit back and watch my girls (tagged #smackdownlive) continue to take the women’s division to new heights....💫
One week ago I stepped into the ring for what at first was my comeback match... but slowly realized was my farewell match, a passing of the proverbial torch if you will. . It was an honour and a privilege to step into the ring with @charlottewwe, one of the very best of her era, a total pro. . Feeling immense gratitude to the current roster of woman who allowed me to dip my toes into their current waters. In the beginning of my career, I set out to knock down the preconceived notion of what a female could do in this male oriented business and the current roster of ladies represent everything we dreamed of. If we laid the platform, you all have built a friggin skyscraper and we all couldn’t be prouder! . And now I get to sit back and watch my girls (tagged #raw) continue to take the women’s division to new heights....💫
😉 . Have I told you lately how much I love you guys!?
The figure 6ix
I’m going to need some time to process everything. So for now I’m just going to say - THANK YOU.❤️🇨🇦
Toronto’s own... #summerslam
It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed, is you.
Love my @etcanada fam - they’ve been supporting my endeavours for years! Happy 15 seasons ET Canada! . Chatted with my girl @cherylhickey about things like being a mom, my training to prepare for my last match ... and how I’m going to beat @charlottewwe on Sunday. #summerslam #stratusvsflair . For my 🇨🇦 peeps, catch my interview at 7:30pm on Global... others - check TrishStratus.com for an update!
Midnight training sesh done. Gonna hop in my minivan and go change some diapers now... #summerslam #4moresleeps . 📸 @stevetsn
How dare you try to go aganist the glorious hon I'll slaughter you son, it's over, the story is done You can be number two, but I'm second to none What you forgot Queen Bee’s the notorious one ☝🏼👑#summerslam #stratusvsflair #queenofqueens
To be the woman, you gotta beat the woman. #summerslam #SDLive #queenofqueens
Beach day for our last day! We enjoyed the last of our cottage trip enjoying the sand between our toes and and a warm summer breeze on our sun kissed skin. It was glorious. . Now! Back to bidness! I’m off to Memphis tomorrrow to join @realjerrylawler for the returning King’s Court! I can’t wait! Who’s gonna be watching?? #stratusfactionguaranteed #SDLIVE
Cottage days... . That look on his little face 😍 #excusemesecondbornwhileikissthefirstborn😂
We had the best little day trip yesterday to @clovermead_!! It’s an old fashioned adventure farm an hour from our cottage. What a darling discovery! Filled with activities like a corn maze, zip line, a fort, even a splash pad! It’s owned by a family of honey farmers and it was truly a magical place for the littles to do some interactive exploring and connect with nature. I had never heard of it, so I wanted to give it a shout out as it was a BEE-utiful place for for the family!🐝 . For my local peeps, it is about 2 hours from Toronto (close to London)... I highly recommend it!! . Catch the action in my stories before they disappear!
Life’s a beach 🥰
We grew up spending summers at the cottage, love making the same memories with my family now 💕#cottagelife
Sorry I’ve been MIA, I’ve been MOM. (Did you even notice?? Haha!) . We actually had a problem with our internet service on our street and we all max’d out our data for the month. In Canada they legally have to block your data at $50 overage. It’s easily rectified by calling your carrier... but I left it. Went off the grid for like 10+ days and loved it. What a feeling to be super engaged and present in everything you do. And I know my kiddos felt it. Making memories with my two little people is everything. . Max had the week off of camp while Madi was still in so I got to spend some rare one on one time with my little man. It was the best! Parents of multiples make sure you schedule some one on one dates with your littles - it’s means so much to them! . Anyhoo! We’re heading out to the cottage for the week for a little R and R ... what are you guys up to this weekend?
We’ve been playing outside everyday until the sun starts to come down. Barefoot in bewilderment in the backyard ... beautiful. 👣🌾
Summer vibes ... #maxstratus
Do you ever go exploring in your own city? We love to! Yesterday we spent the day visiting the Toronto Islands. Ferry boat ride over, spent the day at @centreislandto, most of it at Centreville on the rides, grabbed dinner, then explored the island and it’s gardens and beaches, then hit the splash pads and playground to wrap up the day. The ferry line was huge so we hopped on a water taxi for the quick ride across back to the city - best decision ever! It was just the four of us and our driver stopped and grabbed some photos of us with our beautiful city skyline in the background and the kids got a kick out of having their ‘own boat’. We concluded the evening with some ice cream at @fixicecreamto. Best. Day. Ever. (Made possible by the lack of public as schools are getting out today so we beat the rush by going yesterday... Best. Timing. Ever.) . Those in Toronto - get out there and live it like a tourist - we really have an incredible city that we sometimes take for granted! . Where do you live and tell me your fav attraction to visit in your city below! #gatheringideasforfamilyvacation . . . . . . . . #maxandmadi #touristshit #torontotourism #centreisland #torontoisland #torontoislands #centreville #torontotourism #queensquaytoronto #queensquayterminal #watertaxitoronto #viewsfromthe6ix #summerfun #sumertime #boatinglife #lakeontario #thingstodointoronto #thingstodowithkidsintoronto
So proud to be a part of a city that embraces diversity. Our Pride Weekend hit huge numbers with a record number of groups participating - the entire city and surrounding cities was proudly flying the flag! #prideto . As an LGBTQ+ ally it’s important to show my support and celebrate the progress made by the people who fought and spoke up to ensure that people could be their true selves, but it’s equally important to recognize the fight that still exist today. . Let’s keep fighting the good fight, with open mind and open heart. #pride #pride2019 #loveislove
Today is Max’s last day at his little Montessori school where he started his schooling journey at just over 2 years old (Swipe to see how he’s grown, also, did he inherit my posing or abilities or what??). . I’m ever so grateful for this start - he has been guided by the most wonderful ladies, from the office to his classroom. They have taken the time to ensure each step he took was on the right path, bolstering his strengths with always an ever so gentle hand guiding him towards becoming the boy he is today. . For any parents making that important choice to place your child in care - a Montessori start right from the beginning is a terrific option. I encourage you to explore the Montessori way for the foundation it provides is like nothing else. As Dr. Maria Montessori, the founder of the system says, “the education of even a small child, therefore, does not aim at preparing him for school, but for life”. . I’m so proud of my little grad! Sad to see him walk away from where he started by excited to watch him soar! #ohtheplacesyoullgo
First of all I’m just getting over the news that I’m getting a Pop! As a collector - it’s pretty damn exciting to be immortalized in this pop culture phenomenon! . As the number one provider of authentic Trish Stratus merchandise, my Shop has been working diligently with the folks at @originalfunko to bring my Pop! to Stratusphere Shop and as of two days ago, we became an official seller! To those who have ever wondered or worried if your autograph is authentic, we are excited to bring you 100% stratusfaction direct from the source - ME! 😀 . We’ve started taking preorders, swipe up in my stories or simply visit StratusphereShop.com to get your personally autographed Pop! (Or non-autographed for your out of box collectors?). And, as a collector and a friend, I’m telling you - do it soon cause they moving faster than a late 2000s Divas match 💨
Wacky Wednesday at school today! Max choose different socks and wanted to wear his clothes like Kris Kross today plus we did a bun-hawk. . This is the first time in Madi’s entire life that she let me put her hair up!! Only because she saw me doing Max’s hair 💁🏼♀️ #reystarwarshair . I love the perspective of the last photo - Max looks so big .. this is a depiction of how I’m perceiving him right now as we wind down these last few days of school before he gets ready to go to grade 1 next year #mybabyisallgrownup 😥
This woman is good for my soul!! 20 years strong with this one ... she and her hubby stayed with us this weekend and it was the best. Every time we see eachother we just pick up where we left off, never skipping a beat. Ever so grateful for friends like this in my life - from my wrestling life to my real life, @liliangarcia has been there - supporting, uplifting and a big ole bundle of positivity!! My kinda people 💕 #squaredcirclesisters #rideordie #literallyaswerodetogetherinWWE . 📷 @christopherjozeph (who is equally as awesome!)
My crew. 💕 #strawhatcrew
Smiles! I’m all smiles today - the sunshine has finally come upon us, the @raptors are in the lead (and we’re gonna win tonight #prediction), my firstborn is graduating today and concluding a successful Montessori start and my shop just reported the highest recorded sales for a product launch with the release of mine and @machetegirl’s latest @wwe DVD (we will be both signing the first batch of orders ONLY - ordered before its release of 06/11 - check my stories to order!). . Plus! One of my best friends from the biz is visiting this weekend (any guesses?). Life is good. . Happy weekend friends!😘
Dream big, little one.💫 . I can’t believe Max is graduating from his little Montessori school on Friday!! I’m sad to see him leave, but happy to watch him go... off to grade 1, in his big boy school (as he calls it - it is a big school!). He’s so excited, and so am I - scared, nervous and excited to see him navigate this new world, this new adventure. Man, that was fast!! #maxstratus #5yearsold #montessorigraduation
Thank you Richmond!! Had a great weekend... hangs with my girl @themickiejames (love you!!), good eats at @thecobracabanarva and of course seeing my Stratuspherians - you guys are the best!! . Thanks to @galaxyconrichmond and @primetimeappearances for the hosting me in #RIC! . And thanks to my glam squad (tagged) that coverts me from mom mode haha! 😜
Oh don’t mind us over here making history in the @nba FINALS!!!! So proud of our boys!! Thanks for shining a light on this great city (nation!) of ours! Let’s do this @raptors! . We. The. North. . In many ways we’re in a league of our own, one step removed, just beyond the boundaries. . Some would say we’re on the outside looking in - but from our perspective we’re on the outside looking within. Because that’s where the effort resides, toughness is found, the aggression is tapped - on the inside. . Far from the Eastside, miles from the Westside, nowhere near the Southside - we are the Northside - the territory all our own. If that makes us outsiders - we’re in. ~ @raptors #WeTheNorth . . 📷 @dave_laus
Hustlin' every day, I'm on my way to that sharp light It's my destiny, to be bigger, yeah I got fight And all the visions of sitting high on my own gold throne Never listen to criticism, I built my own From the bottom, I've gotton myself in my own zone Never stop and I made it, and now I ain't going home
Here are my sisters!! Forever and always bonded by this business... our angel @ashleymassaro has united us as we’ve (re)connected to lean on each other during this time. . Now we have united for her daughter Alexa. Many of the girls (not all pictured here) who were in Ashley’s life have taken time out of their lives, feverishly working away the last few days setting up a @gofundme campaign where we’ve shared our stories, tears and memories. Have a look at our campaign and the beautiful video from The Squared Circle Sisters and help us give a start to Lexi’s future. Link is in my bio or you can swipe up in my stories. #squaredcirclesisters #punxunite #stratuspheriansunite🖤🤘🏼
We had a 4 day weekend thanks to a day off at school on Friday and it being a holiday with Victoria Day yesterday... it was exactly what I needed after getting the horrible news on Thursday about Ashley. . I’m still reeling from it to be honest. Immersing myself in my kids was exactly what I needed. I squeezed and held them extra tight, feeling blessed that I am surrounded by a strong and stable support system. I am a big believer in surrounding yourself with people that give you as much of the nourishing good stuff (love, support, positivity) as you give them, knowing that only those are the ones that can hear you even when you’re quiet.
Darling @ashleymassaro my heart hurts so much with this news. I remember being off with an injury and watching this beautiful, charismatic, athletic girl crowned Diva Search winner. Once I got cleared they ran the idea by me to come back and work with Ashley against Vince’s Devils - @torriewilson @mrs_candice_michelle and @reallisamarie. I didn’t know what to expect ... what I met was a driven, hungry girl who was eager and all in. She was enthusiastic from the start, excited about the opportunity to prove she was more than just a model. . I was her first suplex, I stood alongside her as she took her first steps of her wrestling career... What a sport, a total pro and she loved every minute in the ring - and I loved living it with her, through her wide eyes of the newness of it all . When you work with someone in this business there is a bond that is forever formed. Even if the ‘work’/partnership is for only a brief time of your life, it is still a piece of your life that makes up your being. I’m thankful we kept in touch, every so often touching on those moments that we shared. . I’m having a hard time processing this news of my friend, a fellow worker, a fellow mom. I’m both sad and mad ... . Rest In Peace baby girl, I hope you know how much you were loved by everyone, especially your punx. Sending the brightest light and the most love to Ashley’s daughter and her family.
Yup, still toque-wearing weather ... yup, it’s mid-May 😒 #torontoweather #beanieformyamericanfriends
Thank you Houston!! We had the best time enjoying H-Town... thank you to everyone who came out to see @machetegirl and I, shout out to all my Stratuspherians - especially those who still travelled out with all the flooding! . Big thanks to @primetimeappearances for bringing #TeamBestie to @houstoncomicpalooza! . And shout out to @hairbyriri_ for taking care of my tresses this wknd!💕
Happy Mother’s day to my mama!! Thank you for being such an amazing woman and giving me someone to mold myself after. You have inspired me and guided me in the most important role of my life which is being a mama. Thank you for being my best friend and being the best Nana my kids (we) could have ever asked for! I love you!!💕 . *my 1000th post goes to the most special woman in the world!!!🌎
I’ll never forget how special it made me feel when my mom would volunteer to join my class for a field trip. I feel blessed that I am able to do the same for my son ... today we went to the farm! He was so excited to have me tag along with his little bestie (plus 2 other cuties I was in charge of). I loved watching him interact with his friends and learn - before bed he recited word for word everything that was taught to him today. What a special day - memorable for the both of us (even more so as this is his last trip with his current school - next year he starts grade one at a big boy school 😰).
Max and I are just catching up with some old friends today ... hope you all enjoy your day - and of course, #maythefourthbewithyou on this #starwarsday
Xristos Anesti to those celebrating today! 🐣 🐇💐#greekeaster
Lake life 💕