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Happy Birthday, Ogoni!

Wednesday, August 05, 2009      2 comments

Today is my cat's 11th birthday. Ogoni's name comes from the name of an African tribe who was kicked off its land by Shell because they wanted the oil that was buried the... Read more

Talk Yourself Through Your Workout

Tuesday, July 28, 2009      2 comments

This article is from the Mayo Clinic and I thought it was appropriate for people who have a hard time getting motivated to exercise. Talk yourself through your workout - healthfitness - Talk yourself through your wor... Read more

Bad Week for Me

Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

It's been rainy and in the mid 60s to low 70s all week and I just can't seem to drag my sorry butt out of bed at 5 a.m. to exercise so consequently, I haven't. And, besides that, I'm kind of bored with my exercise DVDs. Usually in the summ... Read more

Back to Work Today

Monday, July 13, 2009      4 comments

I was back to work today after 7 days vacation which was mostly spent doing some day trips and lots of reading. We visited a friend in Turkey Point on July 1st. And, we hosted a BBQ on July 4th and it DIDN'T RAIN! Thank God! That's... Read more

Motivate This by Colette Carlson, Motivational Speaker

Monday, July 13, 2009      3 comments

Don't you wish there was a pill you could swallow and instantly you'd be motivated to tackle the project gathering dust on your desk? Or one you could ingest after dinner that would make you grab your keys, jump in the car and head for the gym? ... Read more

I'm on vacation and here are my plans...

Thursday, July 02, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday, we went to Turkey Point on Lake Erie to visit with a friend who was at a cottage there. Now, this friend is actually DH's friend; he works with her but lately she and I talk more (online) than he does with her in real life because th... Read more

Article by Nicholas D. Kristoff of the New York Times

Thursday, June 25, 2009      1 comments

I just read this article comparing Canadian and American health care systems and found it to be enlightening and wanted to share it with others. A blog seemed to be the simplest way. U.S. citizens have likely seen by now televisio... Read more

Today's Food Plan Gone Awry

Monday, June 22, 2009      2 comments

Well, my planned food for the day hasn't gone the way I expected it to. I was going to have soup for lunch after I walked with my friends at work but both of them bailed on me and it's not a great neighbourhood to walk in by oneself so I didn't... Read more

Weird and Busy Week

Friday, June 19, 2009      3 comments

I didn't feel like myself at all. Wednesday was an extremely busy day and I was sore all day. I had to be at the hospital by 9:30 a.m. to be injected with isotopes for a later bone scan and then I had to be at my niece and nephews' school for ... Read more

Remember my train trip with the unannounced schedule change?

Friday, June 12, 2009      2 comments

The one that was supposed to leave at 6:25 a.m. on the Saturday of the long weekend but they changed the schedule and didn't tell me and I got there at 6:10 a.m. only to be... Read more

Ribcage Problems Explained?

Monday, June 08, 2009      3 comments

So, I went to my doctor's today because Iíve been home from work since last Tuesday because of ribcage pain. Wednesday, I tried a massage, which only helped while I was having it and Thursday, I tried acupuncture which helped better than the ma... Read more

Back Issues

Sunday, June 07, 2009      3 comments

I've been off sick since last Tuesday because of soreness in my back specifically my lower back, my upper back, my mid-back, and my ribcage. Not necessarily all at the same time but enough of them to make sleeping uncomfortable and just wanting... Read more

June Bloomers

Friday, June 05, 2009      2 comments

I just created a June Bloomers photo album on Photobucket and thought I would share. Here's the link:
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Does anyone know what kind of plant this is?

Sunday, May 24, 2009      4 comments

It's in my garden but I don't know if it's a weed or something good. Any suggestions? Here's a close-up: Read more

Home from Montreal

Monday, May 18, 2009      1 comments

Well, I'm home but the trip got off to a rocky start. I booked my train trip to Dorval (a suburb of Montreal near Kirkland, which is where my sister lives) in March. I was leaving at 6:25 a.m. from Aldershot (a suburb of Burlington near where ... Read more

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