Archive Monthly Archives: November 2017

Day 68 of 90:No pain, No gain

No pain, No gain

Day 68 of 90 – No pain, No gainWe’ve all heard the refrain,No pain, no gain, time and time again.That promise of eventual reward or value,For the hard and painful work that you do.I think this could only be appreciated,When the goal has been achieved and celebrated.Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is my painful reality,After doing […]

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Day 67 of 90:#Dear Diabetes -Our Introduction


Day 67 of 90 – #DearDiabetes:Our Early IntroductionI first read about you in a textbook,In a pathophysiology class which I took.Sometimes I wish I didn’t know your name,But eventually I would, because now you have global fame.So now that I know your name and have seen your capability,It has become partly my responsibility,To bring awareness […]

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Day 66 of 90:Counting the stars with my stars


Day 66 of 90 – Counting the stars with my starsYesterday as the day turned into night,We positioned ourselves to count each star.Slowly they peeped out into our sight,So close to us, yet still so far.The boys got to practice their counting skill,As one by one the numbers grew.This activity definitely gave them a thrill,Evidenced […]

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Day 65 of 90:Haiku as a Hack by Amanda Jones


Day 65 of 90 – Haiku as a hackIn the car we went,Twas a day that was well spent.Now we are content.©Copyright 4th November 2017 by Amanda Jones. All rights reserved.In the car we went,Twas a day that was well spent.Now we are content.©Copyright 4th November 2017 by Amanda Jones. All rights reserved. Today I […]

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Day 64 of 90:Family Night by Amanda Jones


Day 64 of 90 – Family NightIt’s Friday night, our family night,And I was thinking of what to write.We ate our dinner, then it was time for a movie,What was tonight’s feature going to be?Pirates of the Caribbean is what we settled on,And in two blinks of an eye, into sleep I was gone.Of the […]

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Day 63 of 90:November: Diabetes Awareness Month


Day 63 of 90 – November: Diabetes Awareness MonthThirty days in the month of November,And the campaign has started to make us remember,That diabetes will continue to take its toll,When over its self-management, there is no control.This month calls all stakeholders to join in unity,To offer support to the global diabetes community.The battle diabetics fight […]

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Day 62 of 90:The Driving Regulations are still the same


Day 62 of 90 – The Driving Regulations remain the samePassing a driving test is just one part of the process,On the road to developing driving skill prowess.The real testing comes on your daily drive,As to your destination you safely arrive.Where there is a flashing amber traffic light at an intersection ahead,Instead of slowing down […]

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Day 61 of 90:Simple Life Hacks by Amanda Jones

life hacks

Day 61 of 90 – Simple Life HacksWhen you hear the word hack,You may think of some sort of an attack.However the term life hack refers to increased productivity or efficiency,Gained through the use of some shortcut or method which has novelty.A few low budget tricks I’ll share with you,Which are meant to make life […]

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Day 60 of 90: Determination by Amanda Jones


Day 60 of 90 – DeterminationA journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step,But bear in mind your feet can get tired whether or not you have prepped.So what ushers you to continue on to your chosen path of action,Just when failure is hanging around ready to assume the caption.This is where you […]

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Day 59 of 90: The L.O.C. Method


Day 59 of 90 – The L.O.C. Method​ Yesterday my boy’s hair was taken care of, Now today I had to show mine a bit of love. Long or short my hair behaves the same, After washing, it is quite challenging to tame. This mane requires immediate attention, For tangles and dryness elimination. After washing, moisturizing is an essential part of hair […]

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