How to Never Be Bored …

Especially when you’re forced to ride a stationary bike …

Does inhaling make someone a loser?

Let’s talk Marijuana. You know, weed. Or cannabis, for those smart enough to know how to spell it. I know, I know … you’re probably about as tired of hearing arguments as to why, or why not, the gnarly little plant should be legalized as I am, but fear not—I’m not going to rant my…

Secretly, I did flip off the village idiot …

I am a recovering fanatic. Really. I am. What? You’ve never heard the term before? OK. OK. I coined it but mark my words peeps, one day Oprah will do a show about people like me (that is if she ever does the smart thing and returns to hosting a talk show instead of running…

If Only I Had a Heart …

A few years ago, a gentleman I knew died because a metal pipe struck him in the head. He had been helping his son build a batting cage and his SUV was still loaded with unrestrained “parts” in the back. During his drive to work Monday he slid off the road, hit a tree, and…

Efficient bodies sweat – a lot!

I have always been a sweater. Wait a minute … that doesn’t look right. Not the knitted pullover your head kind of sweater … but the body-ridding itself of toxins, excess salt, heat … that kind of sweater. I mean it’s not like I stink or anything, but when I finish a run my pores…

A coffee enema? Say what?

The first time I ran a marathon a woman I barely knew told me to give myself a coffee enema two days before the race. Say what? Uh hu. You read that right – a coffee enema. “It will clear you out so you don’t have to poop on the course,” she said. There’s a…

Fast as lightening, skinny as a stick

My daughter is 5’7 – maybe even 5’8. She is smart (unfortunately for me a little too damn smart at times); thin and muscular (she’s an athlete; probably weighs 130 pounds, wears a size 2); she is nice (to everyone except her 12-year old sister); she is beautiful (really, I’m not just saying that ‘cause…

Don’t let your heart kill you!!

Life’s Simple 7™ Because I live in Indiana, this research was geared towards fellow Hoosiers – however there are lessons here for all Americans, coast to coast … not just those of us who’ve settled in a fly-over state. In a recent study by the Center for Disease Control on heart health, Indiana and Missouri tied for…