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Urban Hike: Downtown Denver

I’m not really sure what the difference is between hiking and walking…? How do you define it? Is it terrain? distance? or maybe just attitude? Whatever, I found myself with a few free hours while in Downtown Denver after we...

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Eight Years Later. No Regrets. Absolutely None.

April 8, 2009. Eight years ago (and well, one day.. since I didn’t get to this yesterday) at this time, I was laying on a hospital bed, waiting for my turn. And waiting. And waiting. And waiting some more. My...

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Radio Archive: Living Gluten Free

This show originally aired: May 12, 2012 For this episode of  The Wake Up Call I was joined by Lynn Gabriel of the Celiac Disease Foundation of the Twin Cities and Quentin Irey of Pure Market Express. We talked about what gluten is, what are gluten...

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Walk From Obesity – Team Positively Healthy

Walk From Obesity – it’s an national walkathon event that takes place in your own community. Local organizations work with the ASMBS Foundation to produce these events to help raise awareness about disease of obesity and obesity treatment options. These...

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Goals – Actions are what get you there

Goals… I’ll be the first to admit, I’m actually pretty terrible about setting and following through with goals. Despite the fact I’ve given a few talks to various groups about them over the years. But, doesn’t mean I can’t keep...

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Breaking Bad. Or is it?

I have no idea why, but ever since I was a kid I wanted a Wrangler. I was in my 30’s before I ever got a chance to ride in one. Then about 13 years ago, the Dodge Dakota pickup...

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All about healthy eating in 15 minutes or so

Yet another great video from Doc Mike Evans – this time he tackles the basics of Healthy Eating to try and distill just what is the “best diet”, one he put together with input from Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, another doc...

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Ramblings of a Coke Addict

“I used to snort coke, but I had to stop. The bubbles tickled my nose too much.” I originally wrote this for my personal site years ago. I updated it for another site about a couple years later after reading How to...

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The ABC’s of Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month… and while diabetes seems to be an every growing issue, so there’s a pretty good chance you know someone dealing with. Dr. Mike Evans and his great video series to help give you a quick intro...

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Find someplace new to explore

Yesterday, a couple friends (Jennifer and Lisa) and I drove up to Bainbridge Island There’s a number of parks on the island, and we stopped at Grand Forest West. It seemed like a nice little park, and while it had...