© Jacquelyn Johnston, M. Ed. It’s usually an uneventful Toronto-Vancouver flight, one I took a couple of times a year when I lived in Ontario. Just under 5 hours. This one was a little squishy. You’ll be surprised where diabesity rears its rotund head. I was alone at a window seat (oh, bliss) until the
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed.My friend Myles works in a third floor office and Sandra, in a second floor one. They had been working for the same company, and never met till one Friday evening after-work do two years into the job. Colleagues were nudging and winking so much Sandra and Myles had to ask why.
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Is your city trans-fat free? In Canada, the British Columbia Provincial Government has declared a ban on trans fats in restaurants. A wise move, wouldn’t you say? Fabulous in the effort to reduce diabesity. One restaurant owner says that he has always followed his grandmother’s policy of cooking potatoes with olive
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. I was reading an article in the Vancouver papers about obesity and work woes. Apparently, obese employees tend to miss more work and feel more job stress. Have you heard anyone talk about stress at work? Just yesterday I was talking to a young woman, the mother of two, who is
Are you in a chair a lot? If you are, diabesity could creep up on you. Are you eating a lot of store-made lunches? Diabesity could be stalking you. Are you stressed out by the time you get to work? Dying to say TGIF? Diabesity could be your evil twin. I’m not trying to scare
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. This year many people on the North American continent have been attending Snow University. Places with normal amounts of snow got more, places that usually get away with one mild snowfall a year got so much they were housebound. We learnt how to recognise the signs of impending snow: a ceiling