© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach I’m sure I’m not the only Canadian watching with much interest the progress of the health care bill south of the border. Many of us have relatives and friends there, and are hearing what it means to them. As a Canadian I cannot imagine what has taken our friends
© 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
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach That was the first thing I heard on the news this morning. And I thought, what a good idea. While our Acute Care Systems are under overhaul, wouldn’t it be a good time for us to help the government help us? We were ordering lunch at a Vancouver restaurant
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach So, you’ve got the meeting-point of diabetes and obesity. You’ve measured your waist and done the compared it to your height. You have diabesity. What now? Did you walk yesterday? I mean for at least 30 uninterrupted minutes. If so, your heart is thanking you profusely for helping it
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Now , if you’ve got Diabesity, don’t go overboard and get a set of 10-pound weights. We’ll talk about anaerobics another day. In yesterday’s blog I mentioned getting into the game for World Food Day. I also mentioned we were going to talk about exercise today. If you’ve got some weights,
Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Diabesity Coach Ticket number…338147…Robert Coulter! A jubilant Mr. Coulter works his way up to the stage, holds up his prize, a carriage clock, and shows it to the attendees. And as he does that, his tummy pops out between the bottom of his T-shirt and his belt-line. The audience was really polite.