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A New Year, not New Year's
Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

I've struggled all winter with my weight and it has consistently gone up. I had a serious coffee and sugar addiction. I knew it was too much coffee and sugar causes inflammation which does all kinds of damage. I knew it was time to make a change... Read more
Earthquake in Chile
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

"In Dec 2009, I travelled to Buenos Aires where I spent 6 days exploring before boarding a cruise around Cape Horn ending in Valparaiso, Chile. There were 7 ports of call including the Falklands. I spent a few days in Valparaiso and Vina del Mar... Read more
Why I Love Travelling to Far Away Places
Monday, February 15, 2010      1 comments

If anyone watched The Amazing Race tonight, leg 1 was in Valpariaso, Chile
lparaiso where I was as well just before Christmas and on... Read more
I did something really stupid!
Sunday, September 20, 2009      4 comments

I guess we all have those days that we do something really stupid and wonder how did that happen. I know how it happened. I was still tired this morning from my week of intense activity. My new floors were ordered and I had 2 days notice (one of... Read more
Have you ever lost a day?
Sunday, July 26, 2009      4 comments

I woke up this morning convinced it was Monday morning. It never occurred to me that it could be Sunday. When I turned on my bedside radio, I wondered why was there classical music playing as that program is only on between 6 and 7am on Saturda... Read more
The Other Side of Christmas
Thursday, December 25, 2008      4 comments

Today would have been my mother's 94th birthday. She died one week ago at 7:20am. I was with her, in fact I spent about 60 hours at the hospital that last week. Every Christmas, despite the frictions in the family, it was a duty and it becam... Read more
Some things I just shouldn't buy
Saturday, March 22, 2008      4 comments

I have difficulty resisting gluten free foods that are on sale. Some I know I should not buy. But there it was, on sale, Glutino Lemon Wafers. These are a favourite but they disappear so easily. Thery are so light and lemony, melting in one's m... Read more
I left a Team today
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      0 comments

I enjoyed my brief time on the team. However, it was necessary to keep my teams to a minimum so I had free time to actually get my life in order, enter my foods on the nutrition page and to spend less time in front of the computer. I think... Read more
I am starting Over
Monday, February 04, 2008      2 comments

I am starting over today. I stopped entering my foods when it became too time consuming for the gluten free foods and my home cooking. When I returned from Mali in Jan 2007, I was 137 lbs. It felt great! I entered a new goal of 130 lbs. But ... Read more