In an age when social media influencers are telling you how to get a body like theirs with bodyweight exercises and bands and 3# dumbbells, I want to be more realistic and tell you body weight exercises are not all they're cracked up to be!
One of the common arguments we hear against vaccines is "they didn't have them hundreds of years ago, and we're still around." The counter-argument is "and they died young, like 30s and 40s, from preventable diseases." But in reality, have we really progressed from people dying of preventable diseases? How many people die of heart... Continue Reading →
Anyone who truly knows me should be laughing at the title of this post. For the last 9yrs, maybe even longer, I have been the queen of overthinking. At work, specifically fire and EMS, that over-thinking becomes a strength in pre-planning and scene size-up. In my personal life, it's a bit annoying. But there is one... Continue Reading →
Your health - mental, emotional, and physical - is far more important than the number on the scale or on the tag of that new dress you just bought.
I had a few moments of frustration today which only made things worse. Allow me to explain. We had rope rescue training today which involved me going up a rope (with a belay line as a safety) and switching to a static rope to lower myself down. This was my first time doing such a... Continue Reading →