One Calgary Journal reporter learns to live with gluten intolerance
I mean, I really like beer – in a genuine, take the first sip and sigh with happiness kind of way. In my mind, there is nothing as satisfying as celebrating the summer months with a cold beer on a warm patio.
So, you can imagine my devastation when I was diagnosed as being gluten intolerant.
- By KATHRYN MCMACKIN
Pectus excavatum surgery was the most painful experience of my life, but the self-confidence I gained made it worth it
Through the shock and the tears I asked, "Whose body am I in exactly?"
At age 10, I had just gone through an incredibly painful and intense surgery that most people will never experience. I knew I would never be the same again.
- By CLAYTON GOODWIN
My switch to electronic cigarettes
"Nope," I'd say, "they're nicotine stains."
Enter the annoying lectures from them that smoking would kill me one day. Not this again, I thought to myself.
- By SHANE FLUG
Friendship is at the heart of this yearly tradition
Twelve friends are spread out all over the globe, but all come together once a year to draft a fantasy hockey team and poke fun at each other – friendship at its finest.
Hong Kong, New York, Toronto, Edmonton, and Calgary – these are the drafting locations for the Calgary Drunk League, or CDL, a fantasy hockey league between friends where bragging rights stand in the forefront.
- By DERRICK NEWMAN