Saturday morning coffee thoughts – noticeable differences

It’s Saturday morning which is one of my favorite days. Saturdays are my days to catch up on housework, do some writing and practice the art of selfcare. That means it’s bath night, and I plan on coloring my hair later. It is long overdue. The greys are definitely coming out strong. It’s a little…

January month end progress report

It’s Monday morning and it’s hard to believe that it’s January 31st already. Although not really. This month seemed to really take a long time to end. January was up down for many reasons. Mostly the weather. The snow has melted multiple times and the weather has been up to plus six degrees this week….

Saturday coffee thoughts: isolation life and combating loneliness

It’s a chilly and cloudy Saturday morning here in Alberta and I think we might see some rain today. I’ve got the windows open to let some fresh air in and it definitely feels like fall. They’re calling for frost this week and I’m so not ready for that. The huge tree outside my window…

Goal Setting – April 2021

Every few months, I sit down and review my previous fitness plans and challenges. I hate that I’ve let myself get to a point where I can’t even walk up a flight of stairs without wheezing. Part of that is asthma, but part of that is also the weight gain too. Partially caused by hormones,…

Daily Tracker – Monday Mood

It’s Monday night as I type this out but most of you will read it tomorrow morning. I’m trying to get back into scheduling posts but am having difficulties this week. I’ve lost count of how many hours I’ve slept. I’m using the blog to help track the symptoms and other things I experience while…

Wednesday Miracles

It’s Wednesday already. I think it is. The days all look the same now. It’s a bit of a gloomy day outside but it’s snowing which oddly enough makes everything seem brighter. And pretty. It’s like the snowflakes are taking their time falling to the ground. We haven’t had much snow this winter and the…

Living Well: High Blood Pressure & hypertension

It’s been a while since I’ve done a “Living Well” article but today I have something new to talk about. High blood pressure. This is something that has never really been a problem for me. Between a good healthy diet and regular exercise – I managed to keep my blood pressure at 120/80 for years….

Friday Feeling – today’s word is “squall”

It’s Friday again! Does it really matter though? The days have all blended together and it doesn’t seem to matter what the day is. They all feel the same lately. That’s the effect isolation has had on us all. We’re still in lockdown here. Most restaurants and bars are closed. I haven’t had a haircut…

Living Well: The importance of a good night’s sleep

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week’s goal to improve my sleep habits,…