Am I diseased? I dare you to say it.

The American Medical Association (AMA) voted last Tuesday to categorize obesity as a disease. A statement by Dr. Patrice Harris, a member of the association’s board, said that “recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately 1 in […]

Have you read it yet?

My first article was published in Maclean’s Magazine a few weeks ago. If you haven’t had a chance to read it, here it is below. Deborah Marie Blais was born on Oct. 25, 1957, and grew up on a farm in Gilbert Plains, Man., to Ukrainian-Canadian parents, John, a farmer, […]

Shut up Rob Ford

On Rob Ford’s radio station (do we know why he even has one!) the two hosts spent quite a bit of time discussing why the Ontario Premier shouldn’t be worriedabout Toronto and why the Toronto media, specifically The Star, is out to get him. Now, I have been following this […]