Peggy is the middle child of 11 children. She was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, and was raised there until the age of 13 when she moved to Sydney, Nova Scotia. She currently lives in North Sydney, Nova Scotia, with her husband, Kenny, and their five children. Peggy is self-employed as a hard working Domestic Engineer (a.k.a., a stay at home mom). She was diagnosed with acromegaly in 2001 and has received radiation and medical therapy to treat her condition.