It is a huge accomplishment to prepare both mentally and physically for a race and reach that goal. But there is something about fundraising for a race and meeting that target amount that outshines the feeling of crossing any finish line. I’ve run in four half marathons, a handful of 10k and countless 5ks in … Continue reading What It’s Like To Fundraise For A Race
We hit the ground running—quite literally—as runners. And as much as we do it for ourselves we often do it for others. We aspire to be a role for our children and families. We also run in honor of those who can’t. And as much as we sign up for races for our own agendas, … Continue reading Here’s What It’s Like To Run New Jersey’s Stomp The Monster 5k
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We all know the power of a social media campaign that goes viral (We all remember the the ALS Ice bucket Challenge). And this one will surely melt your heart. A woman started a Facebook even asking pet owners to send pictures of dogs to cheer up her friend's 16-year-old son who is battling cancer. … Continue reading Owners Send Doggie Pics Cheer Up Teen Battling Cancer In Viral Campaign
Chances are sadly you know someone in your life who has had or currently is battled cancer. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. But what exactly causes cancer? There are many factors that contribute to causing cancer. Smoking cigarettes, genetics, diet and level of physical activity, UV exposure, radiation and … Continue reading What Causes Cancer? Study Finds Bad Luck Causes Most Cancers
“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?
Red wine and chocolate won’t help an unhealthy heart. A new study has found that there is no proof that resveratrol, the antioxidant found in red wine and chocolate, prevents heart disease, cancer, or could prolong life. The nine year study, led by Professor Richard Semba from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in … Continue reading Red wine resveratrol not linked to health benefits