Monthly archives of “April 2014

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Empty Stomach

I am so hungry these days. It’s been about 6 weeks since I started seriously eating a plant-based diet but only about 3 days since I started eliminating sugar. Whoa, that’s a tough one for me. I guess I had a ‘secret’ sugar addiction. By… Read More

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The Staircase

This is a fascinating watch. The Staircase is a documentary movie (or seeing as it is 8 hours long I like to call it a miniseries) which follows the trial of author Michael Peterson who was accused of killing his wife Kathleen back in 2003.… Read More

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This is probably one of the best movies I’ve seen in a while. A retelling of a crime of passion committed by Joyce McKinney, a wide eyed American girl who chased her true love to London to kidnap him and seduce him into leaving the… Read More

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Whole Foods to Thrive

I just finished reading ‘Whole Foods to Thrive’ this morning before I left for work.  Although I can’t really say it was a page turner the content presented is easy to read and informative.  I would recommend it to anyone who is thinking about trying a plant based… Read More

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I have been living with diabetes for fourteen years.  I was diagnosed at the age of fifteen with Type 1 (at that time it was still being called juvenile diabetes) and was hospitalized almost immediately.  For the next week I was learning all about syringes, insulin,… Read More

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Raising Arizona

One of my favourite movies of all time.  I first watched this one about 2 years ago on a recommendation from my boyfriend and prior to watching it I HATED Nick Cage.  This movie changed everything.  Not only did I start loving Cage, but I… Read More

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Thank You

A patient sent us a letter of thanks and appreciation after being discharged a couple of weeks ago, and in it he included this quote that brought tears to my eyes.  After a hard few days at work last week it feels so good to know… Read More

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Springtime Salad

Spring is almost upon us, I can just feel it! Even though temps have still been below freezing up until this week, something feels different. There are more birds chirping, the days are longer and the smell of damp earth is so present that you… Read More