Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!

It’s nearly 8:00 am and I’m showered, dressed, have a cup of coffee and a load of laundry in the washing machine. I wish this could be the case everyday. I love early mornings. But alas, another migraine kept in bed most of the day yesterday. It’s not even the migraines anymore. It’s the dizzy…

I love my rice cooker

I’m writing this out on Thursday night but it will be Friday morning when you read this. Today was a really lazy day. The temperature dropped from 18C on Wednesday afternoon to like -5C this morning. I forgot to close my kitchen window and it got super cold in here. It didn’t help that I…

Wednesday batch cooking – with asparagus

It’s Wednesday morning or almost noon as I type this out. The sun is shining and even though there’s a chilly breeze right now, it’s supposed to get up to almost 20C today. That’s like summertime weather. I’m sitting here in my plush pj pants, sipping my first cup of coffee and eating my per…

Monday coffee thoughts – with pictures

It’s almost 2 pm on Monday afternoon. I finally crawled out of bed around 1 pm after another long night of zero sleep. This insomnia business is really starting to get to me. But I stepped on the scale and was excited to see that I had dropped a few pounds since moving in here….

Fitness Challenge 2021 – update 1

So, I figured I should post a fitness update since it’s already April 10th. The one major thing that has changed for me in this challenge is being able to cook more. I’m back to working with healthy foods and vegetables. I’ve made many meals in the past week and have posted the recipes for…

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….