The Pebble Analogy – What Are Your Goals?

I am pulling an old post I did at the beginning of Spring.  Thought this would be timely as we enter possible hibernation mode here in SW Ontario.  It’s all about setting attainable goals (and any time I can write about my kids is a good thing!). (Explicit Content Ahead) With the warmer, sunnier weather, […]

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Is Winter Your Trigger?

Winter Weather I am not sure where you live, but in the Western New York area, we are gearing up for our first major snow storm of the winter season. The National Weather Service is encouraging everyone to stock up on food and supplies and potentially spend the next 24 to 48 hours indoors. I may be […]

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Recipe of the Scale – Water!

So, my lack of energy and creativity (and motivation) to research recipes this morning has come to a head – I am fighting sickness today as the weather here in Toronto has dropped significantly and the cold cooties have hit my family.  After a visit to the walk-in and a prescription of some high-does antibiotics, […]

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“I can’t wait to say I’ve lost 95 lbs”

This world is a small place.  It only takes an encouraging word or private message to remind me that my own story can and may inspire others to make change in their lives.  This is why I am currently attempting and in some moments, struggling to build my own business around helping others write their […]

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Recipe of the Scale – Sweet Potato Fries!

I was going to write, “HUGE CONFESSION”, but I do not hold any guilt on the following statement, so why preface it with that? Friday night is pub night with the kids.  I have (for the past couple of months) ordered the traditional chicken wing splurge which I happily inhale in less than 5 minutes. […]

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My Richard Simmons’ Experience

I had the fortunate opportunity to visit Los Angeles from Toronto for a getaway with a girlfriend. Two weeks ago I landed in (what I would call) tropical temperatures.  As I grabbed my 45 lb suitcase of clothes I would later find out I would not wear, I slipped off my long leggings and turtle […]

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Throwing Away the Masks

Hello everyone with Halloween just behind us, and as costumes get put away or tossed in the trash, I have been thinking about masks a lot. Not just the kind of creepy, kind of terrible looking plastic ones you buy for All Hallow’s Eve, but the ones we wear on a daily basis. I know […]

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Recipe of the Scale! Homemade Salsa

Salsa is such an underrated food-stuffs; and homemade salsa is a wonderful delight.  I love cooking it with my chicken legs (roasted), using it as a condiment with fresh veg or homemade pita chips (lightly seasoned with garlic and salt) or tossing some in my chili or soups. However you use yours, enjoy it’s versatility and […]

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