Pregnancy Massage

PREGNANCY MASSAGE Massage for labour / delivery and for newborn infants was traditionally practiced by midwives and/or helpers. This massage positioned the woman and fetus during delivery and aided in expelling the fetus, and relieving pain. Massage can be performed prone (face-down) for months 1-4. Later it can progress to a side-lying position, with the…

Help My Aching Back

I always thought it was pretty straightforward in getting out of a chair. How difficult could it be? The challenge for many people especially those suffering from low back pain, is how to get out of a chair without adding more pain to your already tired and sore body. For those suffering with low back pain, it has …

Take Photos

As the construction along Kingston Road comes to a completion (at least in our area), it makes me think back to my days/years in construction. I’ve worked in: Concrete –forms, pouring, mixing etc.; Asphalt –laying down, tamping etc.; Bricks –courses, mortar, mixing; Others areas –jackhammer, labourer etc. …

Learn 2 Run

I have taken up running again after a very long hiatus. I joined the Running Room so I can learn properly. I signed up at the Running Room, Beaches location on Monday evenings and so far I’ve confirmed that I’m badly out of shape, with no stamina. It is my vain attempt at getting back into shape and …

Ouch!

During these past few months Kingston Road (from Main Street to Victoria Park Avenue) is a construction zone. In 2012, they will be ripping up the street to replace the water mains. In 2013, they will repeat the process and replace the TTC tracks. You would think they would coordinate the work and do it all at once. …