Being a Mom and going for a CT scan is SCARY

My mother was pregnant with me when she found out that she had a brain tumour.  She was only 33 years old and pregnant with child #5. I couldn’t even imagine what she was thinking or going through when she found out the news of having a brain tumour.  The thoughts of possibly leaving behind […]

Keep Your Cup Full … Raising awareness for Mental Health

I came across a Facebook post one day that caught my eye right away.  It was of a picture of a pillow that said ” Just Breathe.”  I loved everything about this pillow.  I loved the colour and I loved the saying.  I am constantly telling my clients, my daughters and myself to breathe! So […]

Dealing with being Hypothyroid … PART 3

If you haven’t had a chance to read PART 1 or PART 2, read them so you know what kind of journey I have been on this past year with being hypothyroid and having low iron. Here is my update since November 2017… When I left my doctor’s office that day after learning that finally my TSH level was at 1.71 (normal range is […]

Make Your Own Bagels

A few of my clients have been talking about making their own bagels … and I have been interested in trying it out! Here is the recipe from Skinnytaste.com.  This recipe only have 5 ingredients and only has 3 Smart Points from Weight Watchers. Try it out and let me know what you think!   […]

24 – Hour Movement Guidelines to Optimize Your Child’s Health

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) came out with the new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (5 to 17 years old). According to this guideline, “for optimal health benefits, children and youth (aged 5–17 years) should achieve high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour, and sufficient sleep each […]