turning 50 on the other side of the planet

The one where I journey to the other side of the planet, scale glaciers and then get pampered.

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relax, don’t do it

Sleep is essential to a person’s health as well as their physical and mental well-being. Scientists have discovered that sleep plays a critical role in immune function, metabolism, memory, learning, and other vital functions. Okay, I get it. More sleep = better performance. But to what lengths would you go to ensure you got enough quality sleep? Turns out, I’d go…

travel: the good, the bad & the ugly

I made it home to Toronto safe and sound, and even landed 15 minutes early, Tuesday night. I consider this a bit of Christmas magic, as snow storms raged all around nearby airports (i.e. New York, Boston, Philadelphia, etc.), and yet Toronto went unscathed. Still, smooth flying aside, there was a significant amount of stress caused by this…

oh trust me lady, I’ve got options

Not gonna lie, I feel like a total warrior for exercising each day last week, despite the live exorcism taking place inside my stomach. If I’m really being honest though, it was less about a deep-seated desire to be a warrior, and more a rebellion against that blasted stomach flu for daring to insinuate I couldn’t complete my 365 days of…