Running -- The Cheap Sport??

I used to think that running was the sport that required little monetary investment. All you need is a pair of shoes and an open road. Right?Wrong. Oh so wrong....more

10 Reasons Bed Rest is Awesome!


Fitness Friday: AMRAP Edition

Happy Good Friday everyone!  #FitnessFriday gets a special edition post today!  In case you missed my first post about AMRAP workouts, AMRAP stands for As Many Rounds As Possible, where you try to get in as many rounds of a set of exercises as you can in a given time....more
es33py Nice job!  Did you find any of the moves challenging?  Keep up the good work! :)more

Chia Seeds and BlogHer

Good morning! It's Friday, and that means we're almost free :) This week seemed to fly by, which is abnormal for a week back after Spring break. Students forget how to "do school" and the week drags on. I think the nice weather had a lot to do with it. Our students wanted to be outside and active, and the day is over before you know it!...more

Fresh, Homemade Guacamole

How is everyone doing on this fabulous Wednesday? Today ended on a positive note - I played dragon tag with my students, and that's always a lot of fun! In dragon tag, everyone wears velcro flags (like in flag football) and is split up into two teams. The goal is to tag (by pulling their flags) everyone on the opposing team. This game always involves running around and climbing playground equipment, and we work up a good sweat!...more

Triad Family Network and the National Perinatal Task Force

I know I've mentioned a few times here and there that I'm part of a group of women who believe in education and choice and information and women's health and pregnancy and babies' health. I want to tell you a little more about this group of great women, what we've been up to, and plans we have for the future....more

Use Me

Only when human's feel used, as though they are a part of something, the feelings of being needed or a part of a solution do we feel like we need to keep sswimming....more

Paleo Vegetarianism & Recovering Recipe Flubs

I'm on a roll this week with blog post consistency! Inspiration is hitting in many forms :) The inspiration for today's post came when I was searching for vegetarian Paleo recipes. Pinterest led me to an interesting Paleo falafel recipe that turned out to be a dud. I haven't talked about any of my not-so-great recipes on my blog yet, so here goes nothing!...more

The Validity of Vaccines

Sally Edelstein...more