Living Well: Skin care and treatments for adult acne

For those of you who have followed my blog for a while, you know that I live with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome which is a disease that affects hormones. What also happens with PCOS, is living as an adult in my forties with acne. Sometimes I look like an overgrown teenager with skin problems. And I…

Another milestone — nearly 500 followers!

I am so close to 500 followers. It took over a year to get here – but just a few away! Can you help reach this milestone? My next big milestone will be 1,000 followers! I know I change the content of this blog a lot but I’ve revamped the website to focus on a…

Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight? (repost)

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I’m always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day,…

Fad diets to avoid at all costs

During my time as an internet moderator for a weight loss support group, I’ve learned a lot about fad diets. Before joining the group, I had absolutely no clue what intermittent fasting was or how ketosis actually worked. The group I moderate has nearly 10,000 members from around the globe. It’s a great group. But…

Rainy days and Mondays

Here we are at Monday again. It’s another gloomy and rainy day out there. My condo was so cold this morning I had to turn the heat back on. It was plus 26C in here on Friday night and now I need a sweater. Only in Alberta. I don’t mind the cooler weather. I just…

Dreams: I dreamed that Liam Neeson “took” me.

It’s Wednesday morning already and we’re into the second week of June. I’m still in isolation as I wait for test results from Sunday. Should be here any day now. I’ve been stalking MyAlbetaHealth records daily for the results. Rough night last night. My nose wold not stop running. My head was foggy and my…