Health and Nutrition

Supplements and Diet to Encourage Nerve Healing

December 2, 2016

Diet and supplements to encourage nerve healing.

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Physical Therapy Catastrophe

August 8, 2016

The horribly ironic end to my PT, and the beginning of a new round: a bad disc injury.

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Knee Pain and the Value of Excellent PT

February 28, 2016

Progress on hip strength to stabilize my knees and help my patellofemoral pain, with Olympic PT (now ATI).

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Message from Coach Darin: Fighting Colon Cancer (or Better, Preventing It)

January 11, 2014

Coach Darin fights colon cancer with perseverance and spirit. What you can do to prevent or screen for colon cancer.

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Your Brain is Making You Fat: How to Outsmart It

January 4, 2014

Why it’s so hard to eat well- the combination of huge, modern portions and our imperfect, multi-tasking brains is a recipe for weight gain.

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PT for Back-Related Hip Pain- Done!

June 3, 2013

Trying to maintain my physical therapy stretching and strengthening exercises to avoid overuse injuries and back pain.

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Picking up the Pieces

April 16, 2013

Picking up the pieces of my health and life after a family emergency.

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Keeping Away the Gloom of Northwest Winter

January 10, 2013

Getting through the gloom of winter in Western Washington with a light therapy box from Alaska Northern Lights.

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Landed my first lutz!

August 26, 2012

Working on my newest jump, the lutz. Got it fully rotated with a one-footed landing that stayed up for the first time today.

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Free-Range Chicken Flock: Humane Enough?

July 10, 2012

Thoughts on buying eggs from a free range flock of chickens on a hobby farm. The eggs are more humanely produced than eggs from a big farm, but are they humane enough?

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