For many reasons I am in love with my brain, your brain, the brain. Yet until recently, I’ve known next to nothing about the most phenomenal organ in my body. Thanks to Jill Bolte Taylor’s book, My Stroke of Insight, I am on a new mission: Know thy brain. In doing so, I have a... Read more »
I didn’t do much that would count as actual gym-type exercise this week, but I’m going to say it was pretty productive anyway. An interesting age-related (I think) conundrum surfaced, and I finally made some real progress toward finishing the basement. Day 33, Monday, 10/10 Don’t let anyone tell you that yard work doesn’t qualify... Read more »
This week, I turn 29 years old. With only one year left of my 20s, I’ve decided it’s time to get moving on some of the goals that have been sitting stagnant for quite a while. I mean, how great is going to feel to have accomplished all of this by the time I turn... Read more »
Man down. Well, it was actually just me suffering another injury this summer. Every year I seem to get an injury that sidelines me from my pursuits. This time it was badly tearing my hamstring while waterskiing, a sport I hadn’t done in about 35 years. Getting up on skis wasn’t hard, but I kept... Read more »
You know, just when you think you're backsliding on your workout routine, sometimes a breakthrough just comes out of nowhere. That's how things went for me this week. I'm going to say that it's just a way that the universe is telling to me to hang in there.
Paleo or vegan, conventional nutritionist or holistic healer, USDA lab rat or New York Times columnist —when it comes to how to be healthiest, there is a lot of disagreement but the one thing just about every expert will tell you to do?