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

Family Inspiration: She Would Kill Me For Posting This ;)

She would kill me for posting this. So, shhhhhhh, it’s our secret.  ;)  It’s 3am and she’s in constant pain.   Falling in and out of sleep, trying to get as much rest as possible before tonight's surgery. I can’t ever remember seeing her sick, and not once have I ever heard her complain about pain - EVER.   My grandmother is one tough cookie, yet here she is, in ... Continue Reading

The Girl Gone Good Paleo Experiment: Results

My results and what I've learned from this experiment might surprise you ~ at least they surprised me! "The greatest wealth is Health.” The experiment was to complete seven days of a Paleo inspired diet (with a little intermission between the days).  There were some ups and downs along the way (like learning what qualifies and what doesn't, and running out of food ... Continue Reading

The Girl Gone Good Paleo Experiment: Day 7 (Finish Strong?)

Last day of the experiment, everything was going perfectly until... Supper.  Go ahead, learn from my mistake. The Workout Starting a new job is so exciting that I'm actually spent by the end of the week!  It's been months since I've worked a 9 to 5 job, and I'm not that surprised that it's taking a few days to get used to the routine again.  Not to mention that ... Continue Reading