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!!!
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
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??
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!
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
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
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!
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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!!
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!
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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