Kickstarting Change with a Cleanse

Springtime in Austin means bluebonnets. For my fun workout group, it also means a bluebonnet run. Each spring, one of our founding members always puts together a route from her home followed by a lovely group breakfast. One of the beautiful things about our group is its athletic diversity–younger/older, runner/triathlete/walker, experienced/newbie. You don’t always see… Continue reading Kickstarting Change with a Cleanse

Fun Food Friday: A Taste of SXSW with #Southbites

There’s something for nearly everyone at the 2015 SXSW Festival. My primary draw is SXSports and its wide variety of athletic- and fitness-related panels, speakers, and presentations. Did you know about SXstyle and SX Health and MedTech Expo, both new this year? It wouldn’t be Austin, however, without some type of food connection (does anyone… Continue reading Fun Food Friday: A Taste of SXSW with #Southbites

Healthy Eating from My Own Backyard: the Kitchen Garden

One of my chief pleasures as an adult has always been working in a yard. I love everything — designing, planting, maintaining, and sitting outside, viewing. Our previous home was located in Austin’s suburbs, a great place for good schools, big houses, and deer. The deer lived in the greenbelt that surrounded the creek down… Continue reading Healthy Eating from My Own Backyard: the Kitchen Garden