Happy 2020 to everyone! How’s the new year treating you so far? I love the new year time of year. In part because I’m such a goal oriented person and this is the time of year it is cool and hip to talk about goals and aspirations!! Suddenly it’s a-okay to share goals and talk … Read more Mari’s ONE WORD and cooking for health & wellness in 2020!
I’m in Los Angeles, California as I get this blog ready to go out to you. I confess, leaving the greyness of Minnesota is an essential survival method for Minnesotans who have enough cash to escape at least once or twice a winter. This winter, I will likely only escape to sunshine this once. That’s … Read more Winter, your brain and 3 tips for staying healthy
I love to exercise outside. I’m just not much of a gym rat. Okay, I swim in a pool during the winter, I’m not THAT hard core! And I confess, I don’t love winter biking… yet! Plus I tend to get hot, even when it’s super cold. That said, by watching this little video I … Read more Dress to exercise in sub zero temps
It’s true, I don’t love strength training. Granted, I don’t hate it either. I’m just sort of ambivalent about it. I know it’s good for me… on many levels. I’m a woman who is now 54.5 years old and it’s good for aging bones to do strength training. Plus, as someone who has diabetes, I … Read more 3 Tips for Winter Strength Training Motivation
Are you obsessed about your health? I’m curious. And I confess, I am. Likely it’s because I have had type 1 diabetes for the past 38.5 years and I’ve survived breast cancer twice. Plus, like a lot of people, I HATE HATE HATE getting a cold or flu. Knock on wood, I rarely get a … Read more Fire Cider Magic!!! Health and Wellness all winter long
Sally Edwards, at her speech she gave in August here in Minnesota, talked about ways to save time everyday. The idea being to have more time to do the things you most love to do, such as exercise!! One of her ideas was to no longer have to tie your shoe laces. Might sound crazy, … Read more Save time taking your run shoes on and off!
Wonder what’s happening in the world of diabetes? Maybe you have diabetes like I do and like me you like to stay updated on what’s happening in the diabetes innovations world. I follow a few organizations that regularly update me with what’s new. One such organization I follow is diaTribe. They send out a weekly … Read more Diabetes management: how to keep up
If you’ve followed me for the past few months, you know that I worked for over 6 months on a book proposal for the book I’ve been writing for the last 8 years. I entered my book proposal into a contest with the Hay House Publishing Company. I poured my heart and writing passion into … Read more Navigating rejection and experiencing connection, kindness and hope
I am overjoyed to report that I successfully ran the Saint Paul, Minnesota Monster Dash 10K on Saturday, October 26th, 2019!!! Not only that, no part of my body hurt while I was running! Considering that I have a constant minor case of plantar fasciitis in my right heel, a weak butt and random shoulder … Read more Monster Dash 10K Recap!!
It’s the day after October 20th, my 15th cancerversary, as I write this post. Yes, I was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time on October 20th, 2004. I’m still alive and I’m still working to help women transform their lives after going through a mastectomy. After all I have survived, I am profoundly … Read more Successful healing breast cancer transformation happened for 18 women