Good Bye Samoas

I think it has only just hit my consciousness that Girl Scout Cookies have a season. I know this because I just survived it. David brought home a box of Samoas, the chocolate dipped shortbread ring cookies with a ruff of toasted coconut. How did I not know about these before? As soon as they … More Good Bye Samoas

Gifts of Injury

I broke a rib in early October and launched a (so-far) 6-week living meditation on the gifts of injury. I have colleagues, students and clients who deal with injuries, so I hear about them almost daily. I check in with someone who has plantar fasciitis threatening, or a flared up IT band, or a pulled … More Gifts of Injury

Fitness Devices – When to Use ’em, When to Ditch ’em

I often encourage new runners to get a heart rate monitor. You can get them cheap (or probably borrow one), they’re easy to use, and give you a fascinating window into how your heart responds to different levels of activity. If you use it consistently, a monitor can show you evidence of your growing fitness … More Fitness Devices – When to Use ’em, When to Ditch ’em