Category Archives: Food for Thought

You Gotta Watch That Sugar Film!

I was absolutely ecstatic when I stumbled across the documentary, That Sugar Film, which perfectly visually describes everything I wrote in my book, Eating Myself Crazy, about sugar and the havoc it wreaks on us physiologically and psychologically. For those who prefer learning from a screen rather than a book this is for you! Australian […]

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Managing The High Cost of Food

My neighbour, Carol, who usually does all the grocery shopping for her household, had sent her husband to pick up a week’s worth of groceries. She was recovering from knee surgery so she tasked him with a list and off he went. On his return he exclaimed his astonishment of how expensive groceries were. Those […]

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How Much Sugar Is In Your Iced Coffee?

Now that summer is in full swing I find myself venturing out and strolling around downtown during my lunch break. This is where my place of work is located, in the hub of eateries, boutiques, banks and office spaces. When noon hour hits everyone spills out of buildings and onto the sidewalks.  I am among them. It feels good to stretch […]

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More Eating Myself Crazy Recipes

It has been two years since my release of Eating Myself Crazy and readers have been asking when I am going to publish a cookbook. They are hungry for more recipes! Well sadly I won’t be working on a cookbook anytime soon. But the good news is that I will give you a couple staple […]

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Women Inspiring Women

This past week had me engaged and attending events that celebrated women and the contributions they made to our community and, ultimately, to our society. I was very fortunate (and grateful) to be recognized as someone who makes a difference in other people’s lives at the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards this week. Now I […]

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Dying With Dignity Shouldn’t Be A Lot to Ask For

This past long weekend had me thinking about the End-of-Life-Care Bill (Bill 52) that was passed last year in Quebec and hoping that other provinces will consider following suit. I would never have even given it a second thought if it wasn’t for seeing my own father’s declining health and witnessing my husband’s father and […]

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How 7 Habits Improved My Life

I stumbled across a blog on Mom.me called ‘7 Habits of Happy Women’. After reading it I have to agree that these habits do help promote happiness. I had learned to practice these seven habits on a regular basis. They have attributed to a fuller, happier and more satisfying life. This is how I feel I […]

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