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Blog posts April 2013

Quadruple Threat

April 29, 2013

Last Monday I had my follow up appointment with my family doctor, Dr N, about my gallbladder and hopefully getting it removed soon. He explained that I might be looking at a several month wait, but I'm fine with that and it's what I was expecting. I …

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Photo Friday: Ray of Sunshine Edition

April 26, 2013

It's Friday so that means for many of you the weekend is just about here. For me it just means more of the same, but that's alright-I'll have to get back to a 'real job' soon enough. Incase your Friday isn't full of sun and happiness already, here, h…

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Reversing the Camera, Highlighting Shame

April 25, 2013

A friend pointed me in the direction of this amazing article by Haley Morris-Cafiero, a young woman who decided to do a very interesting and indepth social and artistic experiment on being fat in public.

"... to set up my camera in plain sight and …

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Around the Table

April 23, 2013

The peach coloured tablecloth is a perfect compliment to the warm tones of the wallpaper, paper that is scattered over with semigloss pears, peaches, apricots and apples. Shiny copper pots and pans are illuminated by a five-armed light which hovers j…

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Runtastic Reply

April 18, 2013

A couple of days ago I posted up how Runtastic sent me an email informing me about calories burned during recent runs. I posted up on their message boards that I didn't think it was a great idea, and that the info was not appreciated. Well, I got a r…

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Simple Raspberry Coffee Cake

April 16, 2013

Have I mentioned recently how much I HATE moving? Moving means packing, a lot of stress, then unpacking. After our move from the house to the apartment, and then from there to here, I didn't unpack a lot of things because we simply had no room. Howev…

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No Need to Know

April 15, 2013

Trigger warning for fat shame and calorie counting

Sunday was the beginning of week two of my couch to 5km program, running for a minute and a half followed by a two minute walk. It was great; the weather was perfect, the podcast was fun, I remember…

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Kudos to Offbeat Bride!

April 13, 2013

When I got married back in 2007 the internet was not such a big part of my life; I wasn't blogging, there was no Facebook (at least not for me) and I spent most of my time just browsing around at Gaiaonline. When planning my wedding I wish I'd known …

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How To Fail at Running

April 11, 2013

Today was the first day I was able to get out, with the new jogging stroller, since Monday. Tuesday was a rest day and Wednesday it poured rain sideways. Here are all the things I did wrong;

  1. Ate a crappy breakfast. All I had was a cup of coffee a…

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Goldfish Brain meets Gallbladder

April 8, 2013

On Saturday afternoon I packed up the kids and took the double-decker bus to downtown Victoria just for something to do. We went to the Bay Centre and wandered around for a while; Gabe picked up a new Skylanders Giants toy and then we went up to the …

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Diets, Dying and Do-Overs

April 1, 2013

Trigger warning for hospital visit!

When faced with what we think is our hourglass running out, a lot of thoughts can run through our heads-at least, I know what runs through mine. I worry about the people I'm going to leave behind, I wonder if I di…

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