30 or So Tidbits you may not know about me
As I am in a 30 day blog challenge and one of the topics that was suggested to write about is “30 or So Tidbits you may not know about me” here I go! This is a challenge for me however here goes!
- I have a collection of 100 Cookie Jars I have collected over the past 20 years
- I do want to sell my 100 Cookie Jar Collection! So if you are in Canada and know a cookie jar collector keep my in mind
- I was born in Edmonton, Alberta, lived in West Vancouver, British Columbia and moved to Toronto, Ontario in 1964 by the time I was 5 years old. Maybe this is why I have the travel bug!
- And …. I traveled between BC and Ontario 3 times before I was 5 years old. Once on a sleeper train through the mountains that was pretty cool and fun for a kid
- On our last trip to Toronto we almost hit a moose driving through the mountains
- When the moving truck was arriving into Toronto it was in a major train accident and we lost all of our family possessions
- I learned to ice skate when I was 3 years old
- I figure skated
- I could teach skating by the time I was 12 years old
I have a thing for watches and got my first watch at 7 years old. I learned to tell time so I could wear my new watch
- I really like chunky jewelry (gold and silver) the bigger the better and have collected gold rings, since I was 10 years old
- I bought my first bike from my paper route money when I was 8 years old a CCM 3 Speed
- I’ve played organized girls hockey since I was 9 years old.
- I absolutely am passionate about playing hockey
- I reff’ed hockey for 10 years all levels, all ages and it was fun!
- I got my Level 3 as a ref
- I am an Ontario Baseball Champion
- I was asked to try out for the under 18 Canadian National Basketball Team
- Before I got into the Health Coaching, Personal Training field I owned my own Sales Agency. I did Sales, marketing, promotion, teaching, product training
- I am a Dale Carnegie graduate
- I have spoken to large groups the largest was about 500 people and enjoy it
- I have been in about 15 car accidents in the past 30 years, the last 2 in 1995 left me with Fibromyalgia
- I also have been diagnosed with Srojrens and Anklyosing Spondolitits both autoimmune challenges
- Which is why I am so passionate about health and well being, fitness, exercise and gluten free living
- I have been taking care of my ailing mother since 2005 and was live in for 7 years
- I suffered care giver burn out and my mother had to move into a Long Term Care Home Aug. 2010
- I had an accident on the ice, reff’ing in Sept. 2010 where I suffered a Grade 2 tear in my MCL, an injured disk in my back and could barely walk and could not sleep in my bed for 1 month
- February 2011 I registered to ride my bike 660 k
- April 2011 I began to train for a 660 k bike ride
Aug 2011 I rode my bike 660 k, Total kilometers for the spring/summer of 2011 I rode my bike 2000 k
- My health is better today than it has been since I was a kid! And for that I am grateful!
- I like bike riding it makes me feel like a kid and it feels like freedom
So there you have it, 30 or So Tidbits you may not know about me.
Let today be your day! Talk soon,
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