About Me

My photo
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
I took very early retirement from teaching in '06 and did some traveling in Europe and the UK before settling down to do some private tutoring. As a voracious reader, I have many books waiting in line for me to read. Tell me I shouldn't read something, and I will. I'm a happy, optimistic person and I love to travel and through that believe that life can be a continuous learning experience. I'm looking forward to traveling more some day. I enjoy walking, cycling, water aerobics & and sports like tennis, volleyball, and fastpitch/baseball. I'm just getting into photography as a hobby and I'm enjoying learning all the bits and bobs of my digital camera. My family is everything to me and I'm delighted to be the mother of two girls and the Gramma of a boy and a girl. I may be a Gramma, but I'm at heart just a girl who wants to have fun.

Wednesday, July 04, 2007

CHOCOLATE and ICE CREAM

God help me, I love chocolate! There was an article in the Vancouver Sun today about how dark chocolate helps lower blood pressure without dieting or exercising. Well, you can imagine what I did...yes, I succumbed to temptation and bought a chocolate bar. Granted, I only had about 1/4 of it and put the rest in the freezer to tempt me tomorrow. AND my daughter treated me to ice cream this afternoon. What flavour did I choose, you wonder? I splurged and had one scoop of peanut butter cluster and one scoop of death by chocolate. At least I did manage to do a brisk 20-minute walk this evening after the temperature had dropped from 85F to 75F. I then languished under the ceiling fan for the rest of the evening. I hope I can sleep tonight what with all the caffeine I have in me. Oh well, I'm sure my blood pressure has gone down substantially.

9 comments:

Josie said...

Ha! I'm always looking for new excuses to eat chocolate. And what better way to get it than in ice cream. And I can say it's for medicinal purposes - just what the doctor ordered... for my blood pressure, you know. :-)

leslie said...

Don't know if it was the caffeine from all that chocolate or the heat last night, but it was difficult to get to sleep. Better ease off today :(

Janice Thomson said...

God that looks ever so good Leslie especially in this hot weather!

TomCat said...

Looks delicious, but may I have a bird instead, please? ;-)

leslie said...

Of course, tomcat! I'll even put a feather in the top. ;D

Donnetta Lee said...

I'm so jealous! I'm now on my fourth stomach medication. Living on bananas and mac n cheese. I would kill for ice cream about now! When you eat it, really, really enjoy it--for me!
Donnetta

EA Monroe said...

Oh my gosh. I come over for a visit and this huge chocolate ice cream cone greets me!!

Shoot, I only have vanilla in my fridge but at least there's some hot fudge sauce!!

Janice Thomson said...

Everything ok Leslie? Haven't seen you posting for a bit now...

obat tumor payudara said...

Mengapa kutil bisa tumbuh di alat kelamin pria serta bagaimana mengobatinya, kutil tumbuh di sekitar kelamin pria bisa tumbuh pada batang penis pria, ujung penis pria, pangkal penis pria bahkan bisa tumbuh di sekitar anus pria. hal ini karena di sebabkan oleh virus yang bernama HPV (human papilloma Virus) sebelum melakukan pengobatan terlebih dahulu akan saya jelaskan mengenai virus HPV ini sehingga nanti kedepannya khsusunya untuk kaum pria dapat menjaga diri agar terhindar dari penyakit ini.