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The "crazy carpet" analogy
Thursday, February 22, 2018      8 comments

Hi, I've felt the tug for some time now and, for the most part, I've managed to side step it but right now I know something has to be done and I'm the only one to do it. These past two weeks, however, I've gone with the flow and I feel like... Read more
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      17 comments

Hi, I know death comes as the end (I think Agatha Christie actually entitled one of her books that) but this has been a rough two weeks. My beloved aunt’s mom died. One of our rescuers had to put her dog, Toni to sleep. The dog I sit (... Read more
I did it all the while armed with a whisk!
Sunday, February 18, 2018      18 comments

Hello! Ugh, it’s just been one of those weeks and I feel like I’m crawling out of a ditch. First it was dog sitting, which was fine, although it meant sleeping in a strange bed and I quickly crashed when I arrived home. Then Tuesday, ... Read more
What do love and charity have in common?
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      20 comments

Hello! I wrote the following as a motivational message for our wonderful Teddy Bear team but decided to share since it’s an universal theme. “Happy ... Read more
Do you have a contingency plan?
Monday, February 12, 2018      18 comments

Hello, Ugh, I learned a hard lesson this past weekend and am now having my own little "pity-party" while I deal with regrets. After years of flying by the seat of my pants I've have slowly come to realize that planning does not make me a bo... Read more
The “Mid-“ syndrome and why you might have it and not know about it
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      23 comments

Hello! I didn’t entitle my blog The Mid- as some sort of code but instead am referring to the abbreviation for the word middle. I know it’s just a word and a rather simple one at that but it carries a lot of weight (no pun intended). H... Read more
High Cholesterol and low iron - ugh
Monday, February 05, 2018      20 comments

Hi! Just had a full blog written when my iPad went blank - emoticon so I’m going to do a quick blog instead. A... Read more
Walking in a convent.....and being scared to death.........
Thursday, February 01, 2018      18 comments

Hi, Yes, I know there are other forms of exercise but for me walking will always be my favourite so imagine my disappointment that Tuesday's snow storm forced me to stay home and yesterday the ground was covered in a very thick layer of ice... Read more
But are you happy?
Tuesday, January 30, 2018      21 comments

Good Morning, As I write this I'm sitting at my desk while looking out the window and watching the snow come down. I've just been to the staff room where there were many arguments on whether or not our campus should be closed due to anticip... Read more
Yesterday (pictures)
Saturday, January 20, 2018      26 comments

Hi, I’m very lucky to live where I do although some would consuder that living on an island in the North Atlantic less than ideal. Yesterday was a beautiful sunny day so I picked up my boss’s dog, Abby and we headed west on the TCH (trans-C... Read more
Good intentions but......
Thursday, January 18, 2018      23 comments

Hi, First of all, a very sincere and heartfelt emoticon to all of my lovely SparkFriends and others who took ... Read more
I've been leading a double life - confessions of a motivational leader who isn't!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      37 comments

Hi, Confession time - I've been leading a double life these past two weeks and it would be so easy to continue with that lie but I feel I must come clean. I've been trying (and I think failing miserably) to simply put a smile on my face an... Read more
Lessons learned from disappointment at the scale
Sunday, January 14, 2018      26 comments

Hi, If you read my blogs this is basically a follow-up to my “only” blog. However, if this is your first time you’ve read one of my blogs ( ... Read more
My 8 reasons why I don't drink water - debunking my own beliefs
Thursday, January 11, 2018      19 comments

I, Susan, have a lot of trouble reaching the goal of drinking 8 glasses of water a day and boy do I have some dandy excuses! 1. I will have to... Read more
The four letter word we all need to banish
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      40 comments

emoticon The idea behind this blog came to me a few days ago when I read a response to a comment I made on on... Read more

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