Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Celebrating my one year surgeversary

I celebrated my one year surgeversary today. I wrote about this stage of my healing journey in past posts titled Chain of Events and Doctor’s Orders. People sometimes ask me if I have increased flexibility now. I did not gain … Continue reading

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Being Resourceful and Unstoppable

Two mantras I am applying to having a successful Reboot of my career are i. remember that I am resourceful, and ii. be unstoppable. I’ve taken my game to a new level and I’ve had some positive results in the … Continue reading

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The pins are out

The pins have been pulled out. No, I’m not talking about hand grenades. I’m talking about my hand. When I had my surgery in February, I also had two pins inserted into my thumb. I’ve had those pins in for … Continue reading

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Next stage of the healing journey

This is the sixth week since I had hand surgery and it’s a transitional week in my rehab process. For the first six weeks I’ve been using a working splint, also called an outrigger, on my operative arm. In nautical … Continue reading

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Doctor’s Orders

Said, ” Doctor, ain’t there nothing’ I can take?” I said, “Doctor, to relieve this belly ache” I said, “Doctor, ain’t there nothin’ I can take?’ I said, “Doctor, to relieve this belly ache,” Put a lime in the coconut … Continue reading

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Chain of Events

December 2010. I’m on a plane with my sister, flying back from San Diego. I’ve attended Tony Robbins’ six day program Date With Destiny in Palm Springs, then met my sister in San Diego. She was there for a weekend … Continue reading

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A message of humour and hope

My first introduction to Rebecca Anstett was a phone conversation in which I tried to enroll her as a PR Ambassador for District 86 Toastmasters Division W. Rebecca ended up declining the role and I appointed someone else instead. Months … Continue reading

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