Getting up and getting out can be a pain, especially when you are actually IN pain.
I was diagnosed with Arthritis (JIA) at age four, which means I have spent my whole live learning how to live a full, happy and active life in harmony with a chronic illness. Some days are better than others but one thing I have learned is the most important part of managing my disease is staying active. “Motion is lotion” as they say! Read the rest of this entry »
You need to know some basic security guidelines.
I don’t know about you, but it really ticks me off when hotel’s charge for WiFi – what age are they living in for goodness sake? Being connected is a way of life these days, no matter what age we are we have all become used to being connected to our friends and family, and when it comes to business our office expects to be able to reach us, as do our customers. Read the rest of this entry »
Last year while travelling Vancouver Island my wife and I came across the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock bike team twice, initially in Ucluelet and then again on the highway south of Parksville. Read the rest of this entry »
Accent Inns is proud to both sponsor several and welcome many teams as they travel around our province to compete in tournaments and championships. Many of the trips are planned and chaperoned by volunteer parents. This can seem like a huge job and overwhelming to some but there are planning ideas that can help. Here’s a few travel or organizing tips for those dedicated volunteer parents. Read the rest of this entry »
From sitting on the sidelines in school because of her arthritis to running the New York City Marathon, Adrienne shows that great feats are possible with her #IRunYouRun initiative. We are pleased to support The Arthritis Society and are sharing Adrienne’s story to help create awareness during Arthritis Awareness Month! When Adrienne was diagnosed with juvenile ideopathic arthritis (JIA) at age four, no one could have anticipated that long distance running would become her passion and an achievable goal. Here, Adrienne shares her story…. Read the rest of this entry »
A re-print from Dirty Feet Website
Trail Running event details: September 27th Kamloops
Registration is now open. Click Here to Register.
This trail run is located on the beautiful trails in Kenna Cartwright Park in Kamloops BC and includes 5km, 10km and 21km courses. Offering a distance for all abillities so grab your shoes and sign up for a distance that suits you. Make sure to stick around for the awesome draw prizes from our great sponsors!! Click here for directions.
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Labour Day was declared a national holiday in 1894 by Prime Minister Sir John Thompson. The inspiration was initially a strike in the printing industry in Toronto two years earlier, where workers demanded a shorter working week. Marches, or parades, to support the strikers became an annual demonstration of solidarity in many cities across Canada, pressurizing the prime minister to recognize it as a national holiday. Read the rest of this entry »
Not only is it a monster, but an invisible one.
September is Arthritis Awareness Month and #ArthritisIsAMonster is The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division’s new awareness campaign – thanks for noticing! Accent Inns and The Arthritis Society, BC & Yukon Division are community partners, and we want to do everything we can to expose the monster through the #ArthritisIsAMonster awareness campaign. Read the rest of this entry »
I think my favourite month of the year to travel in B.C. is September – it’s the perfect month and here’s why: Read the rest of this entry »