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Yoga Strength Workout

Thursday, January 09, 2014      4 comments

I'm writing this down so I don't forget about it! 5 Sun Salute As 5 Sun Salute Bs Down Dog/Plank Crossovers x 10 each side (Start in down dog. Inhale leg to sky, exhale knee to opposite elbow as you come into plank. Inhale leg to sky, ... Read more

Watch my first cooking videos for SparkPeople!

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      3 comments

Watch my first cooking videos for SparkPeople! recipes.sparkpeople.com/
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Workouts for the Week

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      2 comments

Su: REST (done!) emoticon M: AM: Ashtanga primary. PM: run 3 miles (speedwork) DONE! T: AM: Ashtanga 2nd seri... Read more

SparkPeople's First E-Book: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Approach to Meatless Meals

Monday, February 27, 2012      10 comments

In 2010, I adopted an all-plant diet accidentally, unintentionally and without fanfare--all the while claiming that I could never be a vegan. My excuses varied depending on th... Read more

Find my blogs at dailySpark.com!

Thursday, August 21, 2008      0 comments

In case you haven't heard, SparkPeople has launched a brand new blog-style website called dailySpark.com . Instead of adding new blog entries here on my SparkPage, I'll be blogging ... Read more

Bodybuilders Everywhere are Celebrating!

Thursday, July 31, 2008      1 comments

Whey protein shows promise in treating prostate cancer. Let's toast, with a whey-protein smoothie. Mmm. In all seriousness, this blurb from Men's Health is rather interesting. "Not since lycopene landed in our lives has there been a m... Read more

51 miles?!

Monday, July 28, 2008      2 comments

Yes, that's right. The woman who couldn't even ride a bike three months ago this weekend rode 51 miles with her boyfriend and friend. I have the sore tailbone to prove it. I was dirty, smelly, and exhausted, but you know what? It was compl... Read more

Cookie, Cookie, Cookie Starts with

Friday, July 25, 2008      0 comments

Stephen Colbert confronted Cookie Monster on "The Colbert Report" last month--he hilariously accuses Cookie Monster of being unpatriotic for not incessantly binging on cookies. "I will not eat fruit unless it's in Loop or Pebbles form," sa... Read more

32 miles!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008      6 comments

Two weekends ago, Bri, Fred and I hit the bike trail for my first trail ride. I started out a bit apprehensive. There were so many bikers around me, and I frequently braked and pulled off the trail. I got nervous when bikers passed me or a... Read more

My First Bike Trip!

Wednesday, June 25, 2008      3 comments

My friend Bri is an inspiration to me. She ran her first marathon two years ago with Team in Training, which benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She's since run three half-marathons and other road races, and last week she did her first d... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Want to Live Longer? Me, Too!

Monday, June 23, 2008      140 comments

Ever wonder why some people live longer? So did researcher Dan Buettner, whose recent book is "The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest." With help from National Geographic and the National Institu... Read more

Big Brother is watching your waistline

Monday, June 16, 2008      2 comments

Last year, I read the book "Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat," which touted how healthy the Japanese diet and lifestyle is. Compared with 34 percent of American women, just 3 percent of Japanese women had a body mass index of 30 or higher in ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Trying to Eat Less Meat? Here's Help

Wednesday, June 11, 2008      29 comments

Long ago, meat lost its starring role in my diet. Like many aspects of my life, my diet was profoundly influenced by the year I spent teaching English in South Korea. There, meat could be found in almost every dish, but it wasn't a dominat... Read more

It's never too late!

Friday, May 30, 2008      76 comments

Riding a bike is a rite of passage. When you're still a little tyke, Mom and Dad surprise you with a shiny new two-wheeler for your birthday, plus a helmet (and maybe knee/elbow pads if you're as clumsy as I am). You're so excited! It's ju... Read more

The Snozzberries Taste Just Like Snozzberries...

Thursday, May 29, 2008      1 comments

Imagine if you could make all the foods you dislike suddenly taste like something you actually like to eat. Or that you could get vegetables to be as appealing as chocolate cake. (Actually, depending on the vegetable, I might choose veggies over... Read more


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