Good news and bad news...
Monday, May 11, 2020 20 comments
I will start with the good news. Yesterday, on Mothers' Day, my husband and I moved in our new home. Due to the Covid-19, the basement will get finished while we are living in the house. Our goods (from Dakar, Senegal) are still in storage an... Read more
April 30 - 11th Sparkversary
Thursday, April 30, 2020 8 comments
Eleven years today, my sister invited me to join a 4 week challenge with Coach Nicole. Guess what? I am still here while she has gone a long time ago. This site, I must admit, may have saved my life because I was on the verge of becoming very... Read more
March 11 - Another update since our arrival in Canada
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9 comments
Well, we did go to the Senegalese Embassy yesterday to have our drivers' licenses which had not expiry date validated. We did arrive at 11 a.m. and had to wait 3 hours and 45 minutes to obtain these letters. Needless to say, we were exhausted ... Read more
March 6, 2020 Update since our arrival in Canada
Friday, March 06, 2020 14 comments
Well, we did celebrate our oldest daughter's birthday on March 2. Incredible but true, she turned 51 years and it gave an opportunity for us to share pictures of her youth with her sons who are now 21 and 19 years old. Here is our Africa... Read more
Feb 13 - Update of our move back to Canada
Thursday, February 13, 2020 13 comments
We did arrive in Canada on January 24th as scheduled. However, this did not stop me from worrying about my animals being left behind in Dakar due to no fault of our's. At the very last minute our travel agency informed us that they were told b... Read more
Following my September 12 injury and our move back to Canada
Thursday, October 24, 2019 15 comments
I am happy to report that my right knee is getting better by the day. Bending past 90 degrees still hurts but the physiotherapist is working on getting my flexibility by incorporating some knee exercises. I am hopeful that it will recover but i... Read more
September 13 -- Sprained my right knee
Friday, September 13, 2019 15 comments
Due to no fault of mine, I sprained my right knee yesterday. As I was walking my dog Mimi, one german shepherd who was being chased, sprang into the back of my right thigh and knee in full swing. It took my breath away and was unable to walk f... Read more
Ten years ago today...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 145 comments
Today I celebrate my 10th Sparkversary! I was invited by my sister Diane to do a challenge with Coach Nicole during the month of May 2009 which I did. However, she dropped off and still I am here continuing on my journey. Spark People, I woul... Read more
Still under the weather...
Sunday, October 07, 2018 15 comments
I was getting better but a couple of days ago I got a sore throat which made it difficult to swallow. Lemon and honey made in tea was necessary. I did get some medication but now I am coughing. Rest is needed for sure. I know this is an afte... Read more
Excuse my absence for these last couple of days!!!
Thursday, September 20, 2018 12 comments
I was hit with a bout of malaria. It started on Tuesday afternoon and it hit me like a bolt! At six thirty exactly I took my first dose of Coartem and I shall continue till Saturday. Today, I have been actually sitting down most of the day in... Read more
I am home again!
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 11 comments
Wow! We sure had an experience going through Casablanca, Morocco. It could have been worse but it could have been better. My hubby who is a Sierra Leonean needed a visa to pass through Morocco which we did (for August 5th when going throu... Read more
Saturday, August 04, 2018 5 comments
This is to inform you all that my husband and I are traveling back to Dakar tomorrow (Sunday, August 5th) and will arrive on Tuesday, August 7th at 1:00 a.m. I will be available sometime on Tuesday but I suspect that it will be late on Tuesday.... Read more
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