No Gimmicks

This month’s story of inspiration comes from my sister Camille, and a little bit from me. My sister, Camille, is trying to lose weight. She is about 5 feet, 3 inches, and would be considered petite in frame. Over the years her weight has been on a bit of a yo-yo pattern. She had lost … More No Gimmicks

Bridges Should be for Highways and Gaps Should be for Subway Platforms

My friend Desiree convinced me to join her in Zumba class last week. I figured why not? It’s been awhile and I missed cha-cha-ing and mambo-stepping. We had 30 minutes before our class started, so we decided to walk on the treadmill. Our treadmill time entails a lot of conversation. Desiree is a hoot and … More Bridges Should be for Highways and Gaps Should be for Subway Platforms

A Mind That Matters

I met my friend, Christopher Emmanuel thirteen years ago through my friend and former roommate Karen.  Christopher and Karen were in a relationship, and we all shared humble surroundings in our tiny flat in Cancun, Mexico. Here we lived, laughed and learned all while escaping the harsh Canadian winters. What I first noticed about Chris … More A Mind That Matters