Life List #102: The Grand Canyon

It's one of those places that you hear about all the time, that you've read about, that you've seen pictures of before...but to actually view the absolute awe inspiring scenery and vastness of the Grand Canyon - well that's something else entirely.  It's a feeling. A moment. An experience. It's a little moment of zen.  Looking out at its grandeur is a bit like ... Continue Reading

Vegas Day 4: Fat To Fit (A Shopping Story)

I think it's all the larger than life lights, or the ridiculous amount of people watching, or the constant bombardment of things to do....whatever it is, we're exhausted! It was a no brainer to have a rest day today, from the gym and the strip. I'm not going to lie, staying in bed until noon felt great, a luxury almost! :) So we slept in, had our healthy hotel ... Continue Reading

Vegas Day 3: Boobies, Freebies And Festivities.

Doesn't 'free' always have a catch? Yes, usually. Definitely in Vegas. But depending on your personality, it might just be worth it. Are you over 28? Do you live at the same address? Oh you're Canadian? Fabulous, are you interested in any shows?  In almost every hotel, every street corner, there's someone trying to sell you something.  Mostly, it's that dreaded ... Continue Reading

Vegas Day 2: Dead Bodies And Shopping

Nothing says romance like dead bodies...eeeerrrr...say what? No worries, there's no inner Dexter or Bonnie and Clyde action going on.  It's Bodies: The Exhibition at the Luxor that had us intrigued...and when I say intrigued I mean from a  medical/health/fitness standpoint. LOL This exhibit might be too much for some, but I found it fascinating to see how our bodies ... Continue Reading

Vegas Day 1: Already In The Big Leagues!

We won at the slot machines!!! Eeeeekkkk! I'm  RICH! Ok, so it was 5$ at the penny slots, but for a girl that's never gambled, I was as pleased as peach! Ha ha. We escaped Ottawa just in time, there was a winter storm on it's way and this cat didn't want to get stuck in it.  For as much as I hate the cold, I have no business being Canadian!  I start shivering in ... Continue Reading