Tip Tuesday: “But, water is boring.”

“I hate water.” “Water is boring.” “Water has no flavour.” Is this how you feel about water? I used to. Now, for the most part, all I drink is water. When I’m thirsty, my body craves water and it’s my first go-to. For me, switching to drinking water wasn’t a slow change. Years ago, I…

The morning routine

A morning routine is a must for me. My routine helps me get organized and start my day on the right path and I’ve learned just how important this impacts my day being productive. Getting through my to-do list is important to me. I have lots to do and seeing things moving forward makes me…

“Motivation is garbage.” What a relief!

Dealing with depression is not something new to me, but I beat it. Sometimes with the help of meds, sometimes not, but I always fight a good fight for myself and win. 2018 has been a particularly long lasting depression. Meds have been slow to help and I spent most of the winter not sleeping…

Planning around “Fun Food”

One of my favourite family activities is to have a backyard fire. And of course the kids want hotdogs or smokies. And sometimes s’mores. Fortunately, I don’t like marshmallows, so s’mores are easy for me to avoid. I make particular food choices on days when I know I’ll be eating a “fun food” meal. It…

The importance of my morning yoga!

I learned much over the last three weeks while I dealt with a severe ear infection. Due to fluid moving around in my ear, it was quite painful and I couldn’t turn my head side to side or down towards the floor, or even lie down for that matter without some sort of pain. So,…