© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach The vaccination has started! There aren’t enough vaccines! Children and pregnant women to get shots first! Long line-ups outside vaccination sites! How many more exclamation points do we need before we make up our own minds? The headlines are ramping up the fear, and all the sheeple who are
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach Best letter in the Richmond papers this week: a certain Dana expressed relief that the city had finally passed the by-law banning the use of pesticides on private lawns and government-owned land. At least I now know that I can go for a power-walk in the park without coming
© 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”.
© 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
© 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
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed., Diabesity Coach If you look at the blog I wrote a week ago, on October 7th, you’ll see a few ideas on World Food Day, on October 16. There, I mentioned a few local initiatives like the ten-mile diet, the Fruit Tree Sharing Project, and cooking from scratch. You can always