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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Did you see that a heart-warming news clip on TV today? The Children’s Bridge Foundation in Canada brought 10-year-old Vietnamese orphan Son Phan here for “extreme” health care three years ago. The Children’s Hospital in Boston has been treating him to remove a football-sized tumour on his face. Son

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach When you’re with friends and family do you often hear comments about the health care system? Do you hear people complaining that they only get to see the doctor for 10 minutes, and that the doctor asks that they only discuss one health issue per visit? I hear that

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© 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

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Do you receive requests to pass on this kind of e-mail to 10 people, following which all manner of good things will be showered on you? I get quite a few. Today, I got one with the picture of a burning candle. You may have seen the one with

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Fred? Who’s Fred? And why is his birthday of any significance? Once upon a time, in 1841, a little boy was born in Ontario, Canada. He attended local schools and attended the University of Toronto, becoming a medical doctor, then a lawyer, and acquiring a PhD in science in

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach It was played every hour. The unintentional suicide attempt I saw on the news this morning. For anyone who doesn’t watch the news, a woman jumped straight in the path of a speeding train, got sandwiched in the middle of the tracks. The train came to an emergency halt

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