Ann Douglas shares her weight-loss story. Image by: David Wile
Ann Douglas shares how a walking routine and being kinder to herself helped her lose 120 pounds.I had almost given up on ever losing the extra weight I'd been carrying around my entire life. It was January 2013. I was staring down a milestone birthday (50) and the number on my scale (286 pounds). Heading into midlife with more than 100 extra pounds increased my odds of a premature death or disability. I wanted so much more for myself and my family.
|This story was originally titled "Many Steps Forward" in the October 2014 issue.|
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Sisters Jenna Bush-Hager and Barbara Bush pen a heartwarming letter to Malia and Sasha Obama highlighting their eight years in the White House, along with some sage advice for the future.
Before the 44th U.S. president leaves his post, catch "Barry," the story follows young Barack Obama who arrives in New York City in the early 1980s to attend Columbia University. Watch it now on Netflix.
If you enjoy watching those 60-second shorts from 'Heritage Canada' such as the importance of midwives or Emily Carr's contribution, then you should propose your own all-Canadian idea. The group is looking for someone to create two new episodes and the job comes with a $250,000 payoff.
Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events: A series the whole family can binge-watch together. The dark comedy is based on the children's novel series and features Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf. It starts today on Netflix.
As much as we love Beyonce's music, we are equally smitten with Solange's latest album, A Seat At The Table. Although it isn't new, we can't stop putting it on repeat. Then, read the just-released article where big sis Beyonce interviews her younger sibling.
Adorable otters, elephants, seals and other Oregon Zoo animals have been frolicking in the snow this week. Too bad the public couldn't be there!
The Oregon Zoo has taken social media by storm this week to document some of their beloved and beautiful animals taking full advantage of the weather.
Due to the first snowfall of 2017, the Portland zoo has been closed to the public for the past week. But that hasn't stopped them from posting heartwarming photos and videos of their residents testing out the big piles of snow, and they really seem to be having fun!
Polar bear Nora, harbor seals, sea otters and Samudra the Asian elephant are just some of the animals documented by the Oregon Zoo Twitter account.
Check out what some of them are up to below!
The best tuques, beanies and hats that will keep you stylish—and warm Image by: Free People
Keeping warm doesn't mean sacrificing style—even when it's just your winter hat.
Much like our other winter wear (boots, scarves, jackets), we really need our hats to keep us warm. That's priority number one. But, it helps when our head-topper picks are also stylish. Because when the weather gets cold—we're talking really, really, cold—you can't get away with ditching your tuque to save a good hair day. So you may as well find a tuque you love. One that's cute, trendy and reflects your personal sartorial tastes—and one that also happens to keep you warm.
Here are some of our favourite tuques of the season. Make sure to click through, because a lot of these styles are now on sale!
Ottawa 2017 hat, $38, roots.com.
Miss Selfridge badge beanie, $32, asos.com.
Icon shotting star beanie, $34, urbanoutfitters.com.
Merino Wool striped tuque, $35, gapcanada.ca.
Arborist Hockey toque, $30, drakegeneralstore.ca.
Two-tone knit tuque, $33, ae.com.
HBC stripe tuque, $60, thebay.com.
Leopard print beanie, $30, mango.com.
The North Face knit beanie, $32, sportinglife.ca.
Pull & Bear logo hat, $20, asos.com.
Knit beret, $37, freepeople.com.
Tna slouchy grey hat, $35, aritzia.com.
Redhot multi-colour stripe hat, $45, sportinglife.ca.
BCBGeneration Knit Tuque, $38, thebay.com.
Camo hat, $24, urbanoutfitters.com.
River Island embellished hat, $36, asos.com.
Neutral marled beanie, $30, gapcanada.ca.
Multi-coloured pom pom hat, $18, zara.com.
Rainbow stripe beanie, $50, freepeople.com.
Babaton ombre hat, $55, aritzia.com.
Kate Spade rosette hat, $78, thebay.com.