The weather has been so up and down here that it's been a struggle to workout this past month. Last week with the humid temperatures, I ballooned up to one of my highest weights ever. I was swollen all over. My face was red. My hair was limp. And I literally cried in bed for … Continue reading The skinny on intermittent fasting – follow up
It's Saturday again. What started off as a chilly and dreary morning has turned into a sunny and bright day with a gentle cool breeze. I don't know why I start these daily posts off with a weather update. I'm starting to sound like a weather report. The day started off with me lazing in … Continue reading The powers of positive thinking
Good morning dear readers. It's 8:00 am on Tuesday morning and I'm wide awake. You might think that I'm turning a new leaf but not really. I haven't been to bed yet. Actually that's not true. I have been to bed. But once again, I tossed and turned for two hours before finally crawling out … Continue reading Insomnia aftermath: considering a self-lobotomy
In addition to inheriting migraines and hormone disorders from my mother's side of the family, I've also inherited a strange but common gene mutation called Factor V Leiden. It's a term that is common in the UK, where my mum is from, but not so much in Canada. The gene mutation itself originates from somewhere … Continue reading Living Well: Factor V Leiden and blood clotting disorders
Well, here we are on Friday morning. I just finished a family zoom chat and seeing my grand nephew's smiling face on camera just boosted my mood up like 10000%. I don't think dad gets much out of the calls but at least he can see everyone's smiling face and hear us chat. He misses … Continue reading Friday Feeling – blog news, updates & more!