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This time...

Monday, April 07, 2014      12 comments

April 7, 2014 I'm making a new start today, with a fresh commitment to a healthy lifestyle. I really think this time will be different (i.e., that I'll stick with it, and not give up after a few days). I feel a lot more committed this ti... Read more

Nutribullet, here we come!!!

Monday, February 18, 2013      9 comments

I bought a Nutribullet (along the lines of a Magic Bullet, but I think it pulverizes the food more) last week, and am finally ready to start (once again) on a healthy living lifestyle. The Nutribullet will of course be only one part of my healt... Read more

Re: 12 Ways to Top your Tomato Soup Spark article

Saturday, January 12, 2013      6 comments

http://www.dailyspark.com/blog
.asp?post=12_ways_to_top_y
our_tomato_soup Just saw this article on Spark, and there's something about it that I Love! I think it's the sheer simplicity / purity / 'back to basics' factor. I mea... Read more

Is this me??

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      6 comments

I'm now on Day 5 of my new lifestyle, and still going strong! This is feeling really good. I'm focussing on nourishing my body in a nutritios way (well, on the whole, anyway -- reducing wine still needs a bit of work), and I feel great after m... Read more

The Junk Food Cupboard is Bare!

Friday, December 28, 2012      4 comments

Okay -- that's it! I can start my New Year's resolutions early -- as i just finished off the (gasp) LAST of the junk food*. Now my cupboard is rather bare .... no chocolates, no chips, no candy... but this is a GOOD thing! I DO have healthy ... Read more

Nice time with long-time friends today

Thursday, December 27, 2012      0 comments

Met up with my former boss (from way back!) and his wife - David & Marilyn - today for a Christmas visit. David was my supervisor in my first-ever full time job, which I started when I was 18. I stayed at that company for 20 years. We have ke... Read more

New Start in 2013

Saturday, December 22, 2012      2 comments

I decided tonight that 2013 will be different. A new beginning. New, healthy eating habits. Exercise. Spending more time doing things I will feel good about afterwards, like reading and healthy habits, instead of falling into the habit of un... Read more

Doing it Right this time!

Thursday, July 12, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday I decided that, starting today (July 11, 2012) I would really DO what I have been thinking about ... talking about ... wishing for ... writing about ..., etc. etc. for FAR too long --- to actually START and STICK WITH a healthy eating ... Read more

Eating Better

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      4 comments

I finally seem to be getting on track with eating better, at least a lot of the time. This week I'm actually taking lunches to work, which results in healthier lunches than I generally buy on campus. I made a nice cold salad dish with organic ... Read more

Musings about the Titanic story

Friday, April 13, 2012      1 comments

I have been so enjoying the many Titanic documentaries that have been shown this week. I think I'm at least somewhat addicted... What is it about this story that so fascinates us, I wonder? There have been countless shipwrecks and trage... Read more

Organic grains shopping spree!

Friday, March 30, 2012      1 comments

I went to a great little local natural foods store today, and stocked up on a bag full of organic grains, etc. At least one of them I don't even know what to do with, but I'll figure it out! I know that this site is a great source for recipes ... Read more

Attending a Dr. Neal Barnard lecture in person on Monday!

Sunday, March 25, 2012      3 comments

I just learned that Dr. Neal Barnard (author of 'Breaking the Food Seduction' among many other titles) will be speaking in Vancouver on Monday. What a cool opportunity -- I'm going to go! He's going to be talking about his '21 Day Weight... Read more

I'm going to do this!

Thursday, March 22, 2012      5 comments

After much back and forth, to and fro, indecisiveness, and poor eating habits... I have made a DECISION! I'm GOING TO GO back to Weight Watchers next week! I know that Spark alone works for many people, and I wish it did for me, but I j... Read more

Okay -- ENOUGH Already!!

Monday, February 27, 2012      5 comments

Okay ... This is the time I'm GOING to make a change for GOOD! I'm REALLY going to change my eating habits and lifestyle this time. Eeeekkk, how many times have I come up with my "latest, greatest" new plan, and even posted it here often... Read more

New Job Butterflies!

Monday, February 13, 2012      4 comments

So I start my new job today (9 month temporary promotion to university student advisor / course scheduler), and I must say I'm kind of nervous. Realistically, there isn't a lot to be nervous about --- (a) it's in my same faculty, so I know the ... Read more


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