Several years ago, my cousin Siobhan was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the time, I had no idea what I could possibly do to help her. There were thousands of miles between us so I couldn’t just show up with Continue reading How to help someone you love when they’re dealing with an illness…
I’m full! Overfull…extremely overwhelmed and overflowing with excitement for what’s ahead for me. For the last few months…I’ve stumbled just a wee little bit as I’ve tried to figure a few things out. My two youngest moved out in May Continue reading Living my BEST Life!
When my daughter first showed me her “period app” and how she was using it to track her cycle in order to understand how her mind and body reacted at different times during the month…in my head, I admittedly thought, Continue reading Superwoman…
Through the years, exercise and I haven’t exactly been friends. I’ve never quite understood the desire to get up early and head to a spin class and to be honest, I’m not really a fan of sweating! However, with this Continue reading Barre, Pilates and Spin…all in one night!
Did you know that, 74% of seniors live with at least one chronic condition and that the seasonal flu can worsen chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension, trigger strokes and increase seniors’ risks for heart attacks? For the last number Continue reading Why the Flu Shot is Important for the Seniors in Your Life
I REALLY didn’t think I was going to like living in this apartment! I was looking at houses and had myself convinced that I was going to move out of the city to find something a little smaller. I was Continue reading 9 Things I LOVE About Apartment Living
I live by myself now…and I didn’t see it coming. I mean, I did…but not really. I was counting down the days until my youngest daughter left but I think it was a defense mechanism of sorts. Me, trying to Continue reading Forging a new path…
Well…I sold the house and moved to an apartment! In my case, it was due to an empty nest and a house that was simply too big for this mama to handle…plus, I was ready to move on from a Continue reading Tips for Moving from a House to an Apartment!
To start with, in my defense, I had a LOT of storage space in my house!! (I just have to get that out of the way before I reveal much further!) You see, For the last number of years, as Continue reading 9 Steps to Hosting a Moving Sale
I’ve had a few folks ask how much I’ve lost over the last few months…but the truth is…I have NO IDEA. I’ve actually not stood on the scales since I started on this lifestyle change and wellness journey. So…it begs Continue reading What I’ve Gained from Losing!
I have not, in any way, met my dreams and goals for how I THOUGHT my fiftieth year would look like. And I can honestly say, I’ve been a bit disappointed with myself. HOWEVER, rather than talk about all the Continue reading You can have your cake and eat it too!
In a little turquoise house on the water’s edge…I laughed until I completely blew a gasket! Literally…in fact, it still hurts if I cough, sneeze, or roll over in bed the wrong way! Myself, Suzi Fevens from Confessions of a Continue reading Four #Gifted Nova Scotia Bloggers…
I DID IT! It’s Day 7 and I’ve made it through a full week of a SUGAR CLEANSE to combat my addiction to the beautiful white sparkly substance! I admit, I’m super impressed with myself but I really couldn’t have Continue reading How I detoxed from SUGAR!!!
Exactly where have I been that I’ve neither posted on social media nor have I published a blog post in over a month? I’ll be completely honest with you…I’ve been napping. A LOT OF NAPPING!! I mean…I’m not ALWAYS napping. Continue reading I’ve been napping…
Considering one of my best friends owns a spa, you’d think I’d spend a lot more time having services done and taking advantage of her generosity. Yet…my eyebrows are often bushy and scraggly, I’ve brittle nails that rarely see polish Continue reading Pure bliss at the spa… (and a GIVEAWAY!)
When was the last time you had a full work-up of your blood…like, REALLY looked into what was causing some tiredness…checked to see if there was anything else going on besides just burning the candles at both ends? With my Continue reading Getting serious about my health…
I’ve been reading a lot on “wellness” lately and one of the things that comes up time and again…is the NEED for friendship. The fact that packing up the car and heading for a “girl’s weekend”, meeting a few girlfriends Continue reading Finding Balance with the most AMAZING Women!
Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart. As always, opinions are my own. Over the last few years I’ve been part of #ShoppersFluCrew, helping to spread the word about flu prevention. This year, chatting about the flu seemed extra Continue reading If you haven’t had your shot yet, read this post!
It was an incredibly chilly day just before the holidays, when I was home sick with shingles, miserable, and completely out of groceries…when my son headed out the door to run a few errands for me…a large list in hand Continue reading What do you do when your battery’s dead?!
Now that I’m back on the mend from shingles, the very last thing I need is to end up with extreme fatigue, fever, headache, muscle aches, a sore throat and a cough! With that in mind, two weeks ago I Continue reading Why I got my flu shot in January