Lifestyle

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

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Over the course of the last couple of months there has been a lot of attention brought to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease.  Most likely, due to the movie  Still Alice and the attention it received over the award show season….

The Quest Toward a Cure

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  The Quest Toward a Cure – please follow my JOURNEY… As many people have seen this logo in stores, on pamphlets and as a HUGE billboard on the JGH building – it has become an annual event at the…

Helicopter Daughter

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There are so many terms designated to parents who are overprotective of their children.  We have been labeled controlling, “helicopter parent”, “mama bear” and a new term I just read about…the “lawnmower parent”.  As I have been reading about all…

STRESSED OUT?? WORK OUT!!!

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I’m sure you’ve heard that exercise lowers levels of anxiety, depression and stress. What about for people who are stressed with the thought of exercising? Well, push through and get to the gym or hop on your treadmill and even you…

Matthew needs our help!

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When Lisa and I created Wise Women Montreal, we had one goal in mind. We wanted to be able to use our blog to give back to our community with stories, information and resources. Above all, we hoped our online…

A commercial you have to watch

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This is a commercial from last night’s Superbowl that gave us chills. Please watch. You never know what goes on behind someone’s closed doors.   If you’re struggling with an abusive situation now, please call Canada Hotline: 1-800-363-9010 and Canada Abuse Directory or 1-800-799-7233 to…

Matadora

Matadora by Elizabeth Ruth

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I was hoping that I would enjoy this book—and I did.  It was well written and I liked the topic of a woman trying to find her calling in a sport that is traditionally and primarily dominated by men.  It…

A little about my big girl

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The other day, I needed my kitchen junk drawer organized. Like all of a sudden, I couldn’t deal with the clutter any more. But looking at the mess was overwhelming and I didn’t even know where to start. So I…

It’s all about the bass

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It was 1992 when Sir Mix A Lot  spoke out first when he announced that he liked big butts and that was no lie.  It came as a refreshing change considering the “skinny-obsession” in early 90’s.  Fast forward to today…

Montreal Ink

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I did it for the first time when I was 33. It was a Friday, and I was with a couple of girlfriends. And while it wasn’t exactly a spontaneous decision (I’d been thinking about it for a while), I…

Gloria’s Girls – a story of friendship…

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Gloria’s Girls is celebrating its 10th year of passionate work towards raising funds for Ovarian Cancer Research, heightening public awareness of the subtle signs and symptoms of The silent killer, and providing better care to patients affected by the “disease…

The Importance of Friends!

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I have to say I am extremely lucky to have a close group of friends.  I  met my friends at different stages throughout my life.  I have close friends who I’ve known for over 30 years, friends who I met throughout…

Don’t Resolve…Evolve

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The holiday season has come and gone once again, I hope you enjoyed time with family and friends.  I was lucky enough to spend the last week or so at a party here, a dinner there and family get togethers…

Chicken Enchiladas

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  You can do this. There are so many recipes that look complicated but really are as easy as pie. Actually, pie is quite complicated. This is easy and delicious. This recipe also freezes super well and is an excellent…

The Lamp Post

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There are many things that can evoke memories of your childhood. For some it is a smell or a song, for me it was a lamp post. I grew up on a quiet cul-de-sac in a small suburb in Montreal….