Tom and I have been working hard on our finances lately. We'll we've been pretty intentional for about 5 years, but recently we've stepped it up as I've been learning about Biblical Finance - what God says about money and how that works today in our culture.
It's been quite an adventure!
As I've moved forward with my fitness/walking/nutrition explorations, I've realized it's MUCH more expensive to be healthy than sick. The gov't pays for health care ("sick care") but not preventative care. Good, organic food is out of the reach of most people I know except as an occasional treat. Nutritional supplements are affordable only if you replace regular food with them. Walking - the cheapest form of fitness - is still expensive if you want to do it well - shoes, clothes that cope with Calgary winters, something to listen to music with so you don't get bored out of your mind on long walks, something to track your steps/mileage with as an added incentive on days when you just don't feel like walking...
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