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Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

  *Three mistakes with using a foam roller. *What it is and isn't:  In sharing some how tos on foam rolling, much of what you know about it is contrary to what it actually is.  It isn't a workout; yes it can be uncomfortable and painful in the beginning, no it doesn't take a lot … Continue reading Foam Rolling How Tos & Videos

Not Just for Easter HEALTHY Chocolate

Dr Libby Weaver is a Holistic Nutrition Specialist. If you've read some of my other posts on liver health you'll know how much I love her energy, her stance on women's health and the simplistic manner in which she makes these all sometimes too overwhelming topics easy, understandable and manageable. Hop on over to facebook … Continue reading Not Just for Easter HEALTHY Chocolate

One Cup Of Sugar

......or a tablespoon of berbere spice. Facebook post, I got tagged, Ethiopian stew, yum, checked all the boxes-meatless, had all the ingredients, except berbere spice, what's that? I'm Italian, I know garlic, basil, oregano- plus a few others. Try here, nope, not here, or there or there. Finally found it, duh, of course at an … Continue reading One Cup Of Sugar

The Pain Part Of Life & Foam Rolling

Can we, for a moment, talk about pain, pains in your/our life. We stay in some relationships far too long. They cause us many pains. Pain of disappointment, betrayal, unfairness, unsupportive and loveless. We stay in jobs far too long. Physical pain is endured of standing on your feet all day. The sacrifice to your … Continue reading The Pain Part Of Life & Foam Rolling

Post Love Locke Day

In opening an "independent voice" local paper, while I waited for a pizza to be made at an independent local pizza shop, the first thing catch my eye, a half page ad thanking the city for their support. Love Locke Day had streams of people visiting our neighbourhood in a show of solidarity and support … Continue reading Post Love Locke Day

Fascia Facts

Imagine your looking at a photo of the human body.  You're looking at the sort of photo that shows all the muscles. And of course we see only what we see....muscles. Now take that gaze a layer deeper.  Not only surrounding our muscles, but classified with three layers (superficial, deep fascia,visceral -also called subserous fascia),  … Continue reading Fascia Facts

All It Took Was One Little Turn…..

Squatting 225 lbs, completing hundreds of kilometers in training and 5 and 10k races, 3 healthy pregnancies, thousands of flights of stairs climbed and all it took was one little turn at the campsite and I was down! Literally down on the ground. All I remember was the sound, pop! Then immediate pain followed by … Continue reading All It Took Was One Little Turn…..

Thoughts On Love Locke Day

Couple of thoughts on #lovelockeday: Long before the street was filled with restaurants and coffee shops there were antique shops - lots of them. There was a bookstore that resembled a blend of a hoarder and a perhaps retired librarian. In a good way, since there is really no bad book. I never spent too … Continue reading Thoughts On Love Locke Day

For Those That Don’t Like Exercise – 5 Tibetan Rites

I discovered this week, for times when you can't just sit for meditation or mindfulness, there's....the 5 Tibetan Rites.  Their a system of exercise, well let's call it movement, that is estimated to being 2,500 years old.  Some say it's the fountain of youth.  I took a liking to the rites because of the focus … Continue reading For Those That Don’t Like Exercise – 5 Tibetan Rites

27 in 9 Wrapped Up

  In cleaning out my pictures on my phone, I realized that I completed 27 in 9, The Let It Go Challenge and "forgot" to share the wrapping up last 5 days. Well, I didn't completely forget but got busy in letting go. Some big things in my life started to appear that took a … Continue reading 27 in 9 Wrapped Up