LEANJEANS thinks the time has come to say goodbye to her beloved Coal, her glorious black German Shepherd who's not well. And she posted a blog about this sad moment today . . .
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Charlie's collapse was April 5th, Easter Sunday.
We were terrified. He could not get up at all. He clearly was in a terrible amount of pain. And he seemed to have given up. We called the emergency vet clinic, rolled him into a comforter... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/fi tness/sweatworking-taking- business-meetings-to-new-l evels/article24045512/
Here's an idea I love -- sweatworking instead of networking!
Meeting up with ... Read more
The feeling lousy, that is. Still headachy and nauseous and generally punk.
Put in a full day at work yesterday anyhow.
Today - I'll go in, deal with the urgent stuff and then bail.
We've got good people singing backup and nobody... Read more
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Of course we already knew that, didn't we? That when we gaze into our dogs' eyes, and the... Read more
My usual fiery concoctions don't appeal at the moment!! (Last week's puttanesca with so much garlic onion and hot peppers and capers and anchovy . . . no way!)
This week I opted for soothing pureed carrot and pumpkin, with turmeric and ging... Read more
Some of us at Spark People have eating disorders. Grounded in mental health issues. Eating too much is (sometimes) an eating disorder. And so is eating too little: anorexia, bulimia. Exercise anorexia
Some of us here at Spark People ... Read more
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Oh my goodness.
I "knew" this anecdotally -- but now researchers ha... Read more
www.thestar.com/life/hea lth_wellness/2015/04/14/ge t-a-celiac-test-before-giv ing-up-gluten.html
Here's an article that recommends getting a celiac test before embracing a gluten free diet.
I know that high ... Read more
Coldest winter on record since 1934. (OK, not really as much snow as usual: but still!)
And Canadians celebrate spring with absolute euphoria.
From now until the first bright green fuzzy leaves appear on the t... Read more
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Matthew Crawford has written what sounds to be a most in... Read more
I saw this phrase this morning in a National Post newspaper article and it struck a chord.
The pressure to perform my life. Yikes. Complete with selfies? (There are detailed articles on the internet about how to take the best selfies . .... Read more
Laundry well in hand. I've rapid-read the paper, enjoyed lots of coffee with raspberries and Greek yogourt.
Heading to the gym. There's whole lotta new music on my iPod courtesy of DS and I'll enjoy that big time.
Library says they'... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/home-and-garden/desig n/is-your-sleek-new-kitche n-making-you-fat/article23837950/
I don't have bar stools around a kitchen island that encourage "grazing". Or a kitchen TV.
I d... Read more