On the Right Track

On the Right Track

One of my goals this year is to lose the 7 lbs I've been carrying around for longer than I'd like. When it comes to lasting weight loss, it takes focused attention and patience. So far, it's not as easy as it used to be. For years, I never really had to try unless it [...]

Take a Stand!

Take a Stand!

Wowsa! About a month ago I threw out my back. I had been pain and injury free for months and I had been working up to this very special leg day. So during set number four of a light deadlift of 55 lbs., I felt the pull, a big pull. Needless to say, it really [...]

Love, Love, Love

Love, Love, Love

Happy Valentine's Day! Whether or not you have someone in your life romantically, Valentine's Day is a great way to check in on your love quotient in all ways. Although the day commercially focuses on a romantic partner, regardless if you have one or not, it's a great time to celebrate your life and those [...]

Kitchen Revelations

Kitchen Revelations

It's been a great start to the New Year. Here's a little background: It all started in December when I readĀ Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food: An Eaters Manifesto. At the same timeĀ I decided to honor my dairy allergy and make my own non-dairy cheeses and soy yogurt and I found Myoko Schinner's Artisan Vegan [...]