…no it’s not what you think. I’m in love with rocks!
Ok, so what’s the big deal? Well, a few years ago diagnosed with fibromyalgia and wanting to stay under the covers with overwhelming pain and exhaustion, I couldn’t have imagined venturing out on a road for a week. A month? No way. I wouldn’t even have entertained the thought. How would I manage to keep from rocking the inflammatory boat that would drown me with fibromyalgia flare ups?
This time, my stinkin’ thinkin’ got booted out the door. I stopped thinking so much about it and grabbed the invitation for the opportunity to travel. No reason not to make this year mine, celebrating personal and professional milestones. Scared? Oh yeh. ’cause part of that time I would be travelling on the back of a sport motorcycle. With that visual in mind, I’ll tell you more next time.
A little confession here. I tried to ignore my birthday last year as I turned “60”! The very first time I experienced an “Ugh another birthday!” moment. This year I am making up for it and holding my own event. (Another one crossed off the bucket list)!
If you are in the Ottawa area I want to invite you to my birthday & business bash “Your Better Living Expo being held June 4 from 10- 4, benefitting the Odawa Youth Social Enterprise program. Fun, Food, Education & Awareness for “better living” from the ground up. See you there? Advance tickets are free. I will save you a hug!
Now, go on a treasure hunt of your own to find a nutrient dense food you haven’t tried yet. I’d love to hear what you chose.
“BE CREATIVE” with this from my collection…
FIT FAST FUN RECIPES ~ CITRUS LIMEADE
The flavours of sweet honeydew, tart lime, and juicy red grapes combine in this smooth drink. A simple refreshing switch from sweet sodas and iced tea. Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C and other healthful nutrients such as glutathione.
- 1 small honeydew melon
- ½ cup seedless red grapes
- ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- ½ cup honey
- 2 cups sparkling water
- Cut melon in half, scoop out seeds, peel, nd cut into 1-inch cubes. Wash grapes well and remove stems. Freeze melon and grapes for one hour.
- Combine frozen melon and grapes with lime juice and honey in a blender. Puree until smooth, adding water as needed. Serve immediately.