Shortly after I came out to British Columbia in early 2006 I had a case of severely high blood pressure. It wouldn't have been fair to an employer for me to work for them until I got my health situation sorted out. I was on medications to lower the blood pressure and it took until early 2007 to find the cause. I finally went to a naturopath who found that a microscopic parasite was the cause for all this.

While getting my health in order, I took up blogging to share my photography. This way I wasn't wasting time and others got to enjoy the photos, not just me and those close to me.

In May of this year I had a mini-stroke cause again by severely high blood pressure. I may end up gong to the naturopath again since the specialist and other MDs can't seem to find the cause. This has only been a problem out here. Before that in Ontario, the blood pressure was only marginally high, not severely high like in BC.

Knowledge is good because being forewarned is forearmed!

All that said, enjoy this blog and all the photos I share with you.

Saturday, March 10, 2007

A view of rainy Surrey

As you can see, being outside today is a lost cause, so I'm spending my time indoor getting work done there. The scene looks rather depressing, doesn't it? So just think, above those clouds the sun is actually shining and we have liquid sunshine (rain) pouring down giving nature's trees and plants plenty of water. This makes for plenty of new growth and we are honoured with the presence of beautiful spring flowers. There will be better days!

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