How & why do I run?

Hello! Some people have asked how I started running. So, here is a post from my newsletter archives from 2007. It appears that spring has actually finally arrived here in Central Ohio! I know that you are all looking forward to getting out in the fresh air, working in gardens, watching kids at sporting events… Continue reading How & why do I run?


“Is Stress making you fat?”

I found this quote in a book several years ago – “Stress will kill you, but first it will make you fat”. The vast majority of people understand the connection between high levels of stress and certain physical conditions such as heart attacks and strokes. However, most of us tend to ignore the ongoing effects… Continue reading “Is Stress making you fat?”

Dr. Oz and overweight kids

Like many of you, I am hooked on Dr.Oz. I try to watch his show every morning before work. This week there was a segment on overweight kids and whether their parents should considered abusive. I believe that weight and obesity are important challenges that many children are dealing with. But to consider the parents… Continue reading Dr. Oz and overweight kids