Polar bears, soda pop, and Diabetes

A typical combination, no? My friend and blogger, Mr Epidemiology shared a video about polar bears, soda pop and Type II Diabetes on his blog recently and I liked it. A lot. What did you think? Did it successfully convey the message its trying to? Did you get a better understanding of some of the risks … Continue reading Polar bears, soda pop, and Diabetes


Appreciate Today

Over the last little while I've been reading and watching quite a bit about the lives of others, specifically children, in developing countries. On Friday night we watched, Machine Gun Preacher, which chronicles the real life of a heroin addict turned preacher and LRA (Lord's Resistance Army) fighter in Northern Uganda and Southern Sudan. While … Continue reading Appreciate Today

For those who experience anxiety

Feeling anxious is a natural part of being human . At some point in your life, you've experienced the feelings commonly associated with anxiety - tight chest, headache, fatigue, restlessness, feelings of worry/dread/concern, you get the picture. I know I've had my fare share of anxious moments, but in recent years I've learned more about … Continue reading For those who experience anxiety

Delicious Red Lentil Coconut Soup Recipe

Good morning! Every once and a while I share a delicious recipe and I've got a real treat for you today. On Wednesday night I made red lentil coconut soup and it was a resounding success. (I did not take this amazing picture, Tina the creator of the blog Scaling Back and the chef behind … Continue reading Delicious Red Lentil Coconut Soup Recipe

Hip Pain from Running

I am training for the upcoming half-marathon in Calgary and recently have been experiencing some discomfort in my left hip joint. It's likely because I went too far too soon. I did a 14 km run a weekend ago (jumping a few weeks ahead of my training plan) thinking I was ready, obviously my body … Continue reading Hip Pain from Running