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Where is your cell phone?
Your favourite thing?
Your dream last night?
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I really do love food!
So, I took my dad out to dinner last night for the Taste of Burlington, which is where a bunch of restaurants decide to set a fixed menu for a fixed price.
We ended up going to Ivanka's Downtown Bistro & Grill and my husband ended up coming... Read more
In Retrospect Maybe My Life Isn't So Bad After All...
I was feeling pretty bummed this morning in light of this new diagnosis (thanks for all the support) but when I got to work, I heard the most awful news!
One of the guys that I work with had a serious accident with his snow blower. He was ... Read more
Good News & Bad
I went to see my rheumatologist yesterday and I told him that I didn’t think the Rituxan was working because I’ve been having a lot of joint pain for the last two months (ankles, knees, elbows and shoulders predominantly).
But, he said that... Read more
"Why can't I lose weight?" - Reason #1
From Best Health magazine:
"The weekend effect - To combat overindulging on Saturday and Sunday, pay attention to portion size, weigh yourself daily or at least Friday and Monday and watch your alcohol intake, which provides empty calori... Read more
2010 - A Year of Promise
Well, I just figured out how many days I exercised in 2009 and it's 253, which my husband says is good but I'm not satisfied with it so I want to exercise a minimum of 300 days in 2010. Of course, I'm not off to a good start because my back is ... Read more
Stressed Out? Try These Powerhouse Foods to Get Back on an Even Keel
This article was published on ASAP (American Society of Administrative Professionals) website and I thought it was worth sharing:
These days, everyone is under an increasing amount of stress. People who have jobs may be worried about los... Read more
My Rheumy is a Funny Man...
...but very honest with me (I think).
So, last time I went to my rheumy in September, I think, I told him I was really tired all the time and he said that was because my hemoglobin was low, which could be caused by the disease (rheumatoid a... Read more
A Gardener's Christmas Wish List
I got this out of this week's paper and thought I would share:
We may be forced into hibernation, but we gardeners, optimists all, never cease to dream of the spring that’s just a mere season away. So with Christmas gift-giving time j... Read more
Folic Acid - How Much is Too Much
I saw this article in today's paper and thought it would be worthwhile sharing for those of us who take folic acid to help prevent nauseousness from our meds.
by Carly Weeks
The Canadian Press
(Nov 19, 2009)
More questions a... Read more
gravity loves the body
My sister wrote this book of poems this year and yesterday, she read the following reviews about her book:
University of York journal: "in her powerful new book, Monika Lee reminds us that poems, like bodies, speak a language that is viscer... Read more
This One's for you, Don (DDOORN)!
BIKING IN THE WINTER -
- I was going to post this on your SparkPage but it seemed too long so since I'm be... Read more
Better than the RBG (Royal Botanical Gardens)...
When I went to the RBG this summer, I was kind of disappointed and then I was at my Dad's house and thought that his garden was better than what I'd seen at the RBG so I took some photos.
Then, I tried to post this blog in August but for so... Read more
Being Sick Isn't Necessarily Good for the Pocketbook!
I'm sick. I have a cold. It's not particularly bad but it's enough to make me tireder (is that a word - it looks weird) than normal.
And, since I'm just hanging about the house, I've been doing A LOT of online shopping, which as I said ab... Read more
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Retail Therapy (title copied from TRAINOF4)
I did some retail therapy yesterday, too (as TRAINOF4 also did). I bought $155 worth of stuff for $130 (I had a $25 off coupon) and there was a sale on for 30 percent off the two blouses that I bought. I also bought a belt (never had one befor... Read more