WordPress.com Reader Toolbar in Self Hosted Sites

WordPress comes in two flavors: the fully hosted WordPress.com, and the self-hosted version available at WordPress.org. For a long winded review of the differences...

Life with Crohn's Disease

Diabetes and Crohn’s Disease

Being diagnosed with one chronic disease is not necessarily enough. Here is my story about being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in addition to...

Life as a Diabetic (Type 1 and Type 2)

Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes

Your body gets energy by making glucose from foods we eat.  However, to use this glucose, your body needs insulin. Insulin is a hormone...

Running (Shoes, Clothes, Tech and Races)

Tip: Making Your Long Runs (LSD) Count

A great article by Runners World on the benefits of long slow distance (LSD) runs no matter your distance goal.  LSD runs should be considered...
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A foodie in training, photographer, Starbucks addict, runner, and single parent living outside of Toronto, Ontario. Living with Crohn's Disease and Diabetes, life for this Transportation Planner and RPP can be an interesting mix.

Random thoughts from the past

Blogging 101 – About me and Who Am I

Todays assignment for our Blogging 101 Course was to write an About Me page.  Who is Mark, what is he all about, and most...

Blogging 101: Add a New Page

WordPress seems to take on two hats, as an incredible, blogging and communicating platform that is used across the globe to share our thoughts,...

Blogging 101 – Hello World

I admit, I have had a Blog, or WebLog, for awhile now, yet, has it been time, passion, devotion, or a combination of all of...

Blogging 101 – What can we learn through others?

How can we be more open and honest with a perfect stranger then we can with our best friends?  How many times have you...

Photography 101 : Bliss

Todays assignment in my Photo 101: A picture a day project is BLISS, what does the word mean to me? This was a tough one to...

Blogging 101: Two plus two equals four

Life seems pretty straight forward, 2 + 2 = 4, right?   What seems so simple, so rudimentary, kindergarten basic, is actually a very...