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SPARKLE PLENTY!
Saturday, March 26, 2016      16 comments

The sun is out and everything is amazingly sparkly!! The tree guys have come early this morning and done their thing: emergency removal of the big chunks of maple from our roof. And on to the next customer! There are lots of people with ... Read more
So You Want to Move to Canada, Eh?
Friday, March 25, 2016      24 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
QxgpMLSK_I8 This is pretty funny!! (And really, we ARE that nice . . . no kidding. But the weather's not that nice. Last night's incredible ice storm has deposited a great big chunk of map... Read more
The Willpower Gap: Debunked? SPT Thinks Not
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      14 comments

susanpeircethompson.com/
2016/03/the-willpower-gap-
debunked-or-not/?inf_conta
ct_key=a9c7932551c54188459
ad30df5a30359a8f069384841a
5c6c5002296ebacf373 Well how timely is that? Susan Peirce Thompson this we... Read more
Looooooooooong Day
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      26 comments

Clocked 8:30 am through 6:30 pm dealing with difficult matter yesterday. Exhausted and cranky and hungry when I got home: and yup, reverted to old pattern of eating too much which I established once again is NOT an effective method of deali... Read more
Chia Pudding
Monday, March 21, 2016      23 comments

Chia seeds are full of Omega 3s and fibre, protein and manganese and calcium. www.huffingtonpost.ca/20
13/06/03/chia-seed-benefit
s-_n_3379831.html And everybody in the world but me probably already knew that. ... Read more
Shout out to _LINDA: Body Apology
Sunday, March 20, 2016      8 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6123143 OK then: if you read only ONE blog today, this one would be a terrific choice!! _LINDA is giving herself a PhD in nutrition and fitness w... Read more
Take a Chowder!!
Sunday, March 20, 2016      14 comments

I often add fish to my lunch salads: salmon, tuna, but most frequently shrimp. But for some reason seldom make a fish supper soup. Did this morning and the taster bowl tells me it's quite delish! Some broth, a pound of frozen c... Read more
Lunch Walk
Saturday, March 19, 2016      20 comments

Yesterday was a blur at work. Lots of stuff, lots of stress. BUT: after my lunch salad, I took a half hour for recess. A brisk walk around the block. There were robins! I heard redwing blackbirds! The trees are beginning to bud... Read more
Roll Yer Own!
Friday, March 18, 2016      21 comments

Loved all the comments on yesterday's blog: and (as is so often the case) especially ONEKIDSMOM's comment. When it comes to developing her program for fitness and nutrition: she rolls her own. So do I. Roll yer own. Such a great ... Read more
Three Keys to Life-Long Weight-Loss Success: SPT
Thursday, March 17, 2016      26 comments

app.webinarjam.net/r/3/0
/replay/12767/295e4cdd33/0
/25580460 OK, I watched Susan Peirce Thompson's weekly vlog yesterday (on her website): in which she spoke about the first of the three "keys" to life-long weight-lo... Read more
Taking Offence: MARINGAL's "Shush"!
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      25 comments

Although I often post links to newspaper articles, truly some of the best reading out there is presented here at Spark. Take a look at MARINGAL's great blog, "Shush". She writes about that horrible phenomenon familiar to so many of us when... Read more
Stress and Exercise
Monday, March 14, 2016      28 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/fi
tness/new-study-supports-t
heory-that-exercise-lowers
-stress/article29184436/ OK then: there's research supporting what we knew anyhow. Namely, that exercise... Read more
Winter of our discontent??
Sunday, March 13, 2016      22 comments

Silver white winters part II: it never EVER takes as long as I think it will, and it's never as unpleasant as I think it's going to be, and it's done. While Charlie watched me lovingly and appreciatively. With a most comical expression on ... Read more
So Heartening!!
Saturday, March 12, 2016      25 comments

The ECG completed in December at the local hospital after my bikram yoga debacle, upon review, indicated an enlarged left auricle and scarring on the left ventricle and septum. My GP called me in to express her concern: and booked the ear... Read more
Robin in the Rain
Friday, March 11, 2016      27 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
ly1jh0I1wXs My mum used to sing this song to me when I was tiny. And yesterday I first heard a robin and then later saw a small flock flying across the road. Haven't actually "seen" one... Read more

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