To Heck with Being Sick

After a long couple weeks of interviews, job offers, and the anxiety of all that, I ended up sick this week! Very sick. So sick that laying in bed seems like all I want to do. However, I just suited up for Leg Day and am going to kill it, and hopefully kill whatever is living in my sinuses too! I know from experience that going into a workout feeling less-than-stellar makes for a tough slog, but at the end of it, I’ll feel pumped. So, to heck with being sick, I’m working out!

Make the Most of the Day

Today it snowed about 5 inches overnight in Seattle and is continuing to snow late into the morning. This city doesn’t get snow often so it also doesn’t handle it well. All of the schools are closed and many businesses shut down as well. Well made plans are now bust as everyone pretty much stays home and calls it a snow day. I’ll admit, it’s tempting to just stay inside, drink some hot cocoa, and binge watch TV. Continue reading “Make the Most of the Day”

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5 Best Places to Run in Seattle

If you love running and exercising outdoors then Seattle is the place you want to be. There are amazing views everywhere, the city has a ton of parks and it has a long history in preservation of its rich green areas. From Lincoln Park to Discovery, there are amazing parks with many possibilities for runs from beginner level to serious trainers and athletes. Continue reading “5 Best Places to Run in Seattle”

Brown Rice Nutrition Facts for Calrose, Basmati, Jasmine, Short Grain, and GABA

You’ve probably heard a few times that brown rice is healthier than white rice, however, you may have wondered about the nutrition facts of brown rice. Nutritionists often recommend excluding white rice as well as other refined carbs from your diet and substituting brown rice or other minimally processed carbs in their place. There are many reasons for this recommendation. Continue reading “Brown Rice Nutrition Facts for Calrose, Basmati, Jasmine, Short Grain, and GABA”

3 Tips for Creating Workout Space at Home

The simplest formula to lose weight at home is a to maintain a healthy diet and get regular exercise. However, finding time and space to exercise can be a challenge, especially living the city life where living spaces are small and daily schedules are always filled up. One of the best ways to make sure you get regular exercise is to create practical space to exercise at home. Continue reading “3 Tips for Creating Workout Space at Home”