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Winner -Not!!

Thursday, November 26, 2015      9 comments

I have been scratching to win an Air Miles contest online for a month now without any luck, so when I logged in to play the daily contest this morning, I saw: Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      12 comments

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends! I am thankful for this website (Thank you Chris !!) and all the wonderful people who have crossed my path and hung around :-) One thing we all strive for is to be happy. Despite the odds... Read more

Back To Smoking...

Sunday, November 22, 2015      12 comments

...Or might as well take it up!! After a month of glorious fresh air, being able to leave my bedroom door open, and hanging coats in the entrance area, I came home to that old familiar smell Read more

Torn To Pieces

Friday, November 20, 2015      18 comments
watch?v=e8A9J94UWI8 As I sit here nursing yet another failing body part back to health, I get yet another look into the darkness that awaits me in my future. My surgeon confirmed what my ... Read more

It Can Be Done

Monday, November 16, 2015      11 comments

I recorded my lowest step count last week after my surgery. But my weight remained the same. No excuses. Less fitness = less calories = weight maintenance. I am still dealing with the plugged ears, sinuses and blocked Eustachian Tubes whic... Read more

6th Year Maintaining

Saturday, November 14, 2015      19 comments

I first joined Sparkpeople May 13 2009, but long before that I was on the old weight rollercoaster of fun, starting in my 20's. Living with a chronic condition and having multiple surgeries over my life lead me to being a real expert at weight l... Read more

Halloween Photos

Sunday, November 01, 2015      13 comments

My first thing to do on Halloween was go to the mall, where a lot of merchants generously hand out treats from 4:30-6:30 or until they run out of stuff which they quite often do as this event is very popular every year. This family was... Read more

Incredible Flowers & Waterfowl Of London Parks

Friday, October 30, 2015      16 comments

It was such a treat seeing the incredible greenery, flowers and birds in Hyde Park and other parks in London. I loved seeing the incredible historical buildings, but needed to have some nature space on my trip too. Read more

History, Stonehenge and Sad News

Thursday, October 29, 2015      12 comments

In high school one of my worst subjects was history (after math). I found it boring and tedious. The only time I perked up was when they covered WW II. Why? Because that was real and lifelike to me. There was a legion only blocks from my h... Read more

Sheepdog Farm (video blog)

Tuesday, October 27, 2015      14 comments

My sister tries her hand at shearing at the Leault Farm Kincraig, Scotland It was a cold, blustery day here, but hearts were warmed by the cute puppies and incredible working dogs at this farm. This man could control several dogs at once, her... Read more

Victoria and Albert Museum

Thursday, October 22, 2015      18 comments

This museum had a fascinating display of Viking gold and bog bodies. Bog bodies are found well preserved in the peat moss bogs. These ones had ginger hair as they call it in the UK. Read more

Madame Tussaud London

Tuesday, October 20, 2015      16 comments

This was always one of the things on my to do list. So one of the first things my sister and I did was to visit this incredible museum. The life like realism of these figures was amazing. Read more

Back In Saskatoon

Sunday, October 18, 2015      16 comments

It was a long flight home and I availed myself of four movies I hadn't seen. Terminator Genisys, Kingsman Secret Service, Hotel Transylvannia and Tomorrowland which I didn't see the end of. I was very tired and after Mom gave me some Thanksgiv... Read more

Good Time In Galway!

Saturday, October 03, 2015      19 comments

Our big attraction here was the Cliffs of Mohar. The morning started out with a heavy fog. We had to traverse the most narrow, winding road in all of Ireland. It was incredible how close we came to other vehicles. One bus even had to bac... Read more

More Updates

Friday, September 25, 2015      17 comments

We took our time going around the Tower of London, there was a lot to see in the fort including the real crown jewels of which no photos were allowed. After that we decided to walk the parks as it was such a lovely day and who wants to be insid... Read more

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