Hip pain, a ladybug and a Climb for Heroes.

The past three months have been a whirlwind of travel for Mike and I.... from Oregon to Italy and then Hawaii, it is good to have my feet back on the ground..... Hiking. I started having pain in my hip right before we left for Europe in April.  I didn't really think about it too … Continue reading Hip pain, a ladybug and a Climb for Heroes.

Two Easy Make Ahead Vegan Salads 

Recently, my husband was ripped apart for not being a militant vegan because every once in awhile we eat seafood.  Like clams, and I guess clams have feelings??  So do scallops? And shrimp? Well whatever, he  (hubby) is in the seafood industry and we will continue to partake in yellow fin and crab.  We aren't … Continue reading Two Easy Make Ahead Vegan Salads 

Take A Hike: Los Pinos Peak

No hiking for me today.  Besides a bum knee, (from a stupid fall, while walking the dog)  I am also dealing with a shoulder injury that I am currently in physical therapy for.   Oh FUN!!  I am not supposed to pack any weight for a month.  So unless I want to re-injure it, I … Continue reading Take A Hike: Los Pinos Peak

Love for Cooking  and Miso Soup 

Growing up in Hawaii, I was exposed to a melting pot of cultures, not to mention my own diverse nationalities of Hawaiian, Chinese, Russian, Norwegian, and Native American.  My mom cooked home made meals most every day,  and we always sat together as a family. In any given week, we might have kalua pig, pork … Continue reading Love for Cooking  and Miso Soup 

I run because I “can.”

Todays post comes from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn   It used to be that I ran with a goal in mind.   2 miles 3 miles 5K 10K   Every mile minute became an endeavor to overcome and do better the next day. Every hill to be conquered. Sacred sweat pouring off … Continue reading I run because I “can.”

Clean Eating and the Dirty Dozen

This is Lifestyle Saturday.  A weekly post on living a non toxic, stress free,  and organic lifestyle.   Over the course of this  past year, I have been asked numerous times to share how my eating habits and lifestyle has changed since being diagnosed with cancer. I am not an "expert" by any means however, … Continue reading Clean Eating and the Dirty Dozen