© 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
There they were, sitting on the sunny porch both of them, one resplendent in golden stripes, and the other ebony with white socks, the picture of contentment and feline disdain. When Tiger condescended to walk across the room his ample paunch nearly brushed the floor. I laughed when Oreo made three attempts to jump onto
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach. Someone sent me an e-mail today with the recent diabesity stats. In less than a decade half of all Americans will have diabetes. How’s that for fun? Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney disease, arthritis, especially in the knees– these are all signposts on the road to an early demise. And
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. At the supermarket checkout this evening I there were 4 people in front of me, three of whom had a serious case of obesity. And I mean serious. One couple had the combined weight of at least three healthy people. If they had been stirred in a cauldron, three people would
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Want a failsafe Cure-All? I was recently at a super seminar on arthritis when something struck me about the audience. Most of the attendees were obese. When the seminar was over, there was a line-up to have a word with the speaker, a rheumatologist. The Doctor had inserted subtle hints throughout
© 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.