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Muddying the Waters
Sunday, February 23, 2020      10 comments

I thought this would be an interesting followup to my SBMI blog of yesterday. https://www.cbc.ca/radio
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An Interesting Health Measurement
Saturday, February 22, 2020      7 comments

Our team leader (ALLEYCATPA) for the Weight Warriors in the Winter 5% Challenge shared this link yesterday. it is a measurement of BMI that is more specific to older people and raises the argument/evidence that being too thin may not be optimum... Read more
Exercising Alone
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      16 comments

I am not one to seek out crowds and the thought of attending a gym for exercise overwhelms me so I was delighted to find this article today. Turns out exercising alone has great healthful benefits let alone cost savings when you think about it.... Read more
Romance Indeed :)
Friday, February 14, 2020      15 comments

Gushing tributes to love abound today, lineups at the flower counters in stores are huge with men making a last minute gesture, restaurants fully booked and seduction is in the air. One only has to observe the actions of the wild birds to know ... Read more
Looking Better All The Time
Thursday, February 13, 2020      9 comments

Coffee drinkers rejoice! Unless you load your cups of Joe with cream and sweeteners you might consider the good news in this article. https://apple.news/At6Fs
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No Turning Back Now
Monday, February 03, 2020      21 comments

Lots of things happening in my life this year, all good but also venturing into new territory. Wednesday a real estate photographer comes to take photos for my home listing, once those are complete the listing will go up. No turning back now. ... Read more
A Hazard of Social Media
Wednesday, January 29, 2020      14 comments

Unless one doesn't follow the news or lives in a bubble, the online chatter surrounding the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China is leading to some misinformed decisions, racist rhetoric and panic among some people. Petitions are appearing de... Read more
A Deviant
Saturday, January 25, 2020      8 comments

I have never been one to accept the status quo or "go with the flow" or "follow the crowd". My childhood years were quite isolated as we lived in a rural community in western Canada and neighbours were miles away rather than just next door. Get... Read more
Speed Bump
Saturday, January 18, 2020      17 comments

One minute sailing along, the next minute flat on one's back. Quick check before moving, all body parts in moving order but pain, a lot of pain. I slammed down on my replacement hip; total metal so it's not broken or dislocated so I can only a... Read more
Don't Make It About Weight
Thursday, January 16, 2020      12 comments

There is much controversy about whether it is better to be overweight but fit or thinner and not as fit, rather like the age old question "Which came first...?" These two women are living proof that a rethink is needed. https://ww... Read more
The Benefits of Walking
Monday, January 13, 2020      10 comments

I have been commiserating with a fellow Sparker about our past histories of running and where that has left us now that we are older and possibly wiser. Up popped this excellent article on CBC this morning, enjoy and maybe look at walking in a ... Read more
Letting Go
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      19 comments

It took less than one hour for part of my life to be loaded onto a truck and driven away this morning. I'm not sad but I do find it interesting that belongings that I have lived with and valued for many years (some over 50 years) suddenly are n... Read more
Bonus: She Radiates Happiness
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      8 comments

-centre-1.5411719 This woman shares her radiance with a very large audience!... Read more
Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      10 comments

Happy New Year fellow Sparkers, may 2020 bring good health and happiness to all of us here! I listened to an interview on CBC radio yesterday regarding the surge in Gym memberships in the first month of the year and then the subsequent "fal... Read more
Hope For Wildlife
Monday, December 30, 2019      8 comments

We are very fortunate here in Nova Scotia to have access to several wildlife rescue and rehabilitation facilities, the largest being Hope for Wildlife in Seaforth on the Eastern Shore. Hope Swinamer takes in wild birds and animals year round a... Read more

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