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
Have you heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16 year old Swedish climate activist? Greta’s been inside my head for weeks now. Every time I watch one of her speeches I cry. I cry for the planet. I cry that a 16 year old young woman has to chastise the political leaders of the world to … Read more Help Save Earth. Please.
Becoming an athlete was no easy task for me. In fact, much of how good my life is now has been hard won. I am profoundly grateful that no longer do I believe that everything in life must be difficult to achieve. In fact, I’m noticing that some things can actually be easy! Last week … Read more 4 easy steps to change your beliefs
I’m heading today, 9/6/19, to another writing event, the Tribe Conference, put on by best-selling author and writing teacher Jeff Goins. I took an online class from Jeff about how to get going with blogging. It’s because of Jeff that for the past almost 2 years, I’ve been blogging every week and emailing my list … Read more 5 books to read if you’re an endurance athlete
When I got my second cancer diagnosis in July 2010, I knew I had to do something different with my health. After all, finding out that I had essentially grown cancer from scratch TWICE, I had to take action by doing what I could with what I could control. Bad food for me In the … Read more Food As Medicine, for real
First, thank you to everyone who wrote to me, reached out to me, left a comment and generally indicated you support and value me last week, after reading my suicide attempt story. I am very grateful and happy to report that I could actually feel the love and support. Actually feeling love and support from … Read more How to change your mind
Opening Note May is Mental Health Month, and this article is in honor of this month, plus it’s my birthday month, and I’m glad to still celebrate birthdays! This is an extra-long post. As a warning, I tell you the story of my suicide attempt. This is 100% from my point of view. It has … Read more A suicide attempt story by a woman who is grateful to be alive
Do you have friends for fitness? I sure hope you do. If not, I want to implore you to made a serious effort to find some pals that love exercising, working out, training, whatever word you love to call moving your body! We are all creatures of community and having friends who love to move … Read more Friends for fitness, best way to get moving again!