Tag Archives: health

When One Receives a Lunch

I don’t know whether it is a universal truth, but I tend to think food made by other people–and I am not talking about restaurants, though it is sometimes the case, but also sometimes not–tastes better than food you make … Continue reading

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Getting Sick

Thank you everyone for reading about my adventures in Costa Rica.  Your comments and encouragement were especially rewarding.  I was really on the fence about the trip before going–despite already paying for the thing.  Maybe it was nerves, or maybe … Continue reading

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The Difference a Week Makes

In stark contrast to last week’s chilly ride, by the time I got to the meeting place at 8:20, I and the rest of the Eagles were sweating. None of the potential C riders I knew were there, so I … Continue reading

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Three-Dimensional Triangles of Deliciousness

  So, no, I am not going to write about Instagram. I am not going to write about my own misunderstandings and misconceptions about it.  I am not going to write about frustration with technology.  That’s too negative and makes … Continue reading

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Hopefully….

I am in a bit of a dilemma. I have some time off soon and I want to do something with the time.  Before you start to shake involuntary with rage because you do not have time off and are … Continue reading

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Challenging the Food Rut

Part of the quest for the better me is a quest to eat better and eat different.  The better is pretty obvious, but the different is somewhat less so.  In most things in life, I really like change.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee is a Different Animal

One great thing about a weekend morning, besides not having to heed the call of the alarm, is having time to drink my coffee.  Perhaps I should say savour my coffee–but that sounds a little pretentious despite being true. On … Continue reading

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The Grocery Store Conspiracy

The grocery store is trying to make me fat (or fatter). Don’t scoff!  Why else would they put ice-cream cones and chips on sale at the same time.  The only thing I don’t know for sure is if they are … Continue reading

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August 7, 2014: The Coconut Water Effect

In an effort to improve my health, and make some serious changes in my life, I have embraced a new, less treat laden diet.  While this doesn’t mean I am going really hardcore at this, it does mean I am … Continue reading

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July 20, 2014: Low Stress Shopping (What a difference one month makes)

One fellow blogger wrote that it takes a month to change one’s behaviour.  It takes one month to learn a new habit.  I guess that is true because a bit more than a month into my eat better lifestyle, I … Continue reading

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