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 →
There are a few words you might hear when you start working out that cause you to scratch your head. So, before getting into the actual movements in this series, I wanted to go over a few of those words. Bar: long piece of metal you put the weights on. This piece of equipment typically... 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.
Once upon a time, there was a girl who grew up with all sorts of critters - cats, dogs, goats, hens and roosters, ducks, turkeys (awful creatures) - on her parents' ten acres. When she moved out with her sister, they took their dog and a cat. Soon it became obvious that the pup who... Continue Reading →