© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I’m sure I’m not the only Canadian watching with much interest the progress of the health care bill south of the border. Many of us have relatives and friends there, and are hearing what it means to them. As a Canadian I cannot imagine what has taken our friends
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach Once upon a time you walked up the yellow quick road and met the Svelte Fairy. She handed you a magic potion and poof! You looked at your midriff and twenty pounds had fallen off. “Neat! OK, Svelte, How about another potion. I need to lose another 20 pounds”.
Do you use artificial sweeteners? Wendy does. In fact, we hadn’t spoken for a couple of weeks; she’d been out of town, caring for her sister who’d just had bariatric surgery. “I’m very proud of myself”, she announced, ”I didn’t touch a single candy while in New York, and no sugar either. Not a single
Jacquelyn Johnston, M. Ed. Diabesity Coach Back when I was still teaching school the kids were the world’s finest experts at having parties. Any excuse was good: if the team won, we had a party. If a major project was finished, we had a party. And what did the party consist of? Here’s a sample
My accountant invited me to an amazing event at a Buddhist Temple on Sunday. He and his wife had been planting an A-shaped (don’t ask me why) garden there for months, just in time for it to be in full bloom for the temple’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Dignitaries were there by the dozen, our local
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see Dr. Oz on Oprah today? An overweight couple had been invited on the show–he was about 100 pounds overweight, and his girlfriend wasn’t far behind. Dr. Oz measured his heart rate, examined him and told him he had diabetes as well—diabesity. Both the man and his girlfriend