Wednesday, July 12, 2017 3 comments
The BBC ran a short video earlier this week featuring a behavioural psychologist who suggests that lack of exercise is more likely to shorten one's life than obesity. She suggests that although obese persons develop Type 2 diabetes and high cho... Read more
Monday, July 10, 2017 7 comments
It seems totally counterproductive to achieving good health but I wish I knew why 2 litres of milk costs $3.49 and 2 litres of Pepsi only costs 99 cents. Guess what many folks put in their shopping carts! I've joined the Small Challenges team... Read more
No excuses, aka no wiggle room
Saturday, July 08, 2017 5 comments
Firstly, thank you for all the positive, affirming comments on my blog; they all mean a great deal. I was raised in a family where the words "I can't" when confronted with any conundrum other than mortal danger were simply not tolerated. I am... Read more
The best yet!
Friday, July 07, 2017 6 comments
One year ago my weight was 148 and my blood pressure was 165/95. I was highly stressed due to family illness and unable to find the time to relax, prepare meals and eat healthily. I was taking blood pressure medication but suffering side effec... Read more
Our lives are full of "firsts"
Thursday, July 06, 2017 26 comments
There usually is a "first" for everything in our lives. We forget the early ones in our lives (being born, taking our first step, losing our first tooth), later laugh at some that happened as we grew older (being stuck on a raft in the middle o... Read more
What does fitness mean?
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 5 comments
Achieving a healthy level of fitness is a goal for which many of us strive. Determining what that level should be is sometimes beyond us however. Various tests offer ways of measuring fitness but truthfully most of these make my head spin and ... Read more
It's been a long time!
Friday, June 30, 2017 2 comments
Much has happened in my life since my last entry in 2011; my husband and I designed and built an energy efficient home on a quiet rural property which we moved into at the end of 2011. The next four plus years were spent landscaping, finishing... Read more
It's Been An Adventure!
Thursday, December 29, 2011 7 comments
This past year has been a blur: purchase of land, designing and constructing a new home, selling our town property, packing and moving our "stuff" into storage for 4 months, living in a small rental and then ultimately a 30' trailer with an over... Read more
HAPPY THANKSGIVING Canada- I have lots to be thankful for!
Friday, October 07, 2011 3 comments
To all Canadian Sparkers- Have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend! This weekend has special significance for me this year- come next Wednesday I will be celebrating one yea... Read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 4 comments
Feeling the Warmth
Friday, September 16, 2011 2 comments
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