Wellness

What you don’t know can hurt you – Take control of your Health

In November 2015, I wrote about my wake-up call to take control of my health.  My frequent appointments as a pregnant mom in the years preceding caused me to skip my yearly physical exams.  For four years, I didn’t have a physical exam and had zero knowledge of the processes occurring inside my body.  As far […]

Don’t just sit or stand: ALWAYS be MOVING

ALWAYS BE MOVING:  This is the No. 7 of Eleven Commandments of Fitness for the modern athlete as printed in the October issue of Outside magazine.  It is a special fitness issue where self-experimentation was a factor in determining what approach works best for you.  They’ve broken down the latest research related to health and […]

If I Didn’t Run Today

It’s been a mentally draining week.  A battle of emotions – sadness, worry, frustration, helplessness, stress, acceptance and finally just letting go. Letting go of a situation out of my control.  We’ve all been through tough times and we seek ways to find relief, to calm our minds.  This is when running means much more […]