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© 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”.

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach. Lunch time: the conference was at one of the poshest hotels in Vancouver. Armed with a large sandwich from the conference, twice the size of my appetite, I slipped out at lunch time for some fresh air when I was dismayed to see a disheveled man in a sleeping

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach Now, suppose, just suppose, with World Food Day just round the corner all my friends with diabesity—and that includes you, would make a pledge to pass up all processed food and cook from scratch. Especially for those who are trying to make diabesity history. Cook and freeze, then you

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach. Is this a mega-eatfest or what! A restaurant ad here in Richmond shows a thanksgiving meal designed to send diabetics into alimentary shock. Could’ve been just to convey the notion of plenty, but I do know that many people do eat that quantity of food at one sitting. That

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© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Do you have thick weekend papers? We do. I wouldn’t like to be swatted with the one we get on Saturdays. There’s enough in it to keep you busy throughout the weekend and beyond—which, I guess, is the object of the exercise… I caught a glimpse of the front-page

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