My first few weeks with Fitbit

My Fitbit.
My Fitbit.

So I’m one of THOSE people now with wearable tech. My Fitbit Flex came as a prize for participating in a corporate wellness program. I walked evenings in the Pacific Northwest through October (think rain, cold, dark). But this was a nice perk to receive at the end of that. Continue reading “My first few weeks with Fitbit”

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My Challenge: Mount Rainier. Your Challenge: Get Out and Hike (and Avoid Fast Food)

me and mountain
June 15, 2013

Mount Rainier always has been our personal health challenge. Jim has been fortunate enough to hike the park more than me, and it shows. Whenever we go, he usually keeps a good clip ahead of me on the inclines, and before I started on my plant-based diet, I would have to stop a lot, gasping on the side of the trail and figuring it was just another example of weak lung capacity. Out of shape didn’t begin to describe how I was, and little wonder. No exercise and life brought to you by the Standard American Diet, heavy on microwave meals and micro-tiny salads, made for a bad hiker. Continue reading “My Challenge: Mount Rainier. Your Challenge: Get Out and Hike (and Avoid Fast Food)”