The Coffee Experiment: part 3

In follow up to previous posts about my coffee experiments, I noticed something interesting this week. Because of my chronic sinus issues – I often experience dry mouth. Drinking coffee tends to aggravate it more. I have managed to reduce my coffee intake to 1-2 cups daily. And some days, like Wednesday, I find myself…

Fitness update: slow progress

I’m starting to write daily again. Mostly it’s cheap or rather, free, therapy for daily issues. Like today. My main gripe is that like clockwork – the weather went from being totally mild and enjoyable to now it feels like we’re living in a deep freeze. I even had to crank my heat up and…

What's Cooking: baked pork chops & vegetables

This is an original recipe that I made for a friend the other night and she loved it. But tonight. I’ve got the meat marinating in the fridge and tonight, I’m going to bake the dish instead of frying – for something different. This is a great dish to make on a cold wintry day….

What's Cooking: lazy Monday night cooking – kale & dumplings

Took a break from cooking on the weekend. Sometimes I get lazy. Here’s a new recipe I cooked up tonight: Cooked kale and pork dumplings. Cooked Kale and Pork Dumplings This is really lazy cooking. You can make your own dumplings but honestly, store bought ones are so cheap and delicious. I try new ones…

What's Cooking: cooked kale & chicken recipe

In my effort to eat healthier and lose weight over the next few months, I finally got off my butt and got to work in the kitchen. I had some fresh kale in the fridge that needed to be used before it went bad. I hopped onto YouTube – my go to resource for how…

Fitness: exercising without a gym membership

Are you tired of spending money on gym memberships that you never use? Or maybe you were pressured into signing up for a membership by overbearing “fitness experts” while visiting your local fitness centre? Or perhaps you invested thousands of dollars on a new treadmill, only to have it turn into the world’s most expensive…