© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I added a new word to my vocabulary today. The one you see in the title. Turducken. Priceless. Here in Canada we do Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October, and its history is somewhat different from that of the American one. The Canadian Thanksgiving is a day to
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 Do you sometimes see people spending more time at the supermarket reading labels than making purchases? When I went into the supermarket today I espied a woman who must have weighed 300 pounds walking in through the opposite door. Diabetic? A little weight in the way? High blood pressure?
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity? What’s that? People ask me when I introduce myself. “Simply the meeting place of obesity and diabetes”, I explain. Maybe you know someone who’s got it. That wouldn’t be too surprising, since I walked quickly down a mall the other day and counted 10 folks visible to the naked eye!
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed Have you broken the dessert record? Been on the scales today? I hope you had a great time with family and friends. And now the Day of Reckoning has come. How are the scales treating you? At this time of year may people look in the mirror and wonder if they
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. I was recently at a seminar on arthritis when something struck me. Most of the attendees were obese. When the seminar was over there was line-up to have a word with the speaker, who was excellent. The speaker had inserted subtle hints throughout his presentation about the need to exercise. e.g.