Chocolate Raspberry Bar with Freeze-dried Raspberries

March 31, 2017 Dessert

Simple and delicious chocolate raspberry bar with freeze-dried raspberries.

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Rose Program Redux

March 30, 2017 Figure skating

My first performance in a year, skating my rose program for a small local event.

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Hip Strength Exercises for Skaters: Gluteus Medius

March 14, 2017 Figure skating

Exercises from my physical therapist for gluteus medius strength.

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Açaí Bowl

March 3, 2017 All Year

Brazilian-style açaí bowl as experienced on the North Shore of Oahu.

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Cleared!

February 18, 2017 Figure skating

At three months after two-level back surgery, I’m cleared for normal activities.

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Microendosopic Discectomy

February 18, 2017 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

Details of microendoscopic discectomy and my experience to help folks facing this same decision.

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Green Velvet Smoothie

February 17, 2017 smoothies

My home version of the Green Velvet smoothie from Lanakai Juice.

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More Physical Therapy Progress

February 3, 2017 Figure skating

My latest physical therapy exercises– lots of ab work! Plus work for hips and balance.

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Getting Stronger! And On the Ice

January 8, 2017 Figure skating

Making progress in my PT and taking my first steps on the ice.

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Losing the Pain

January 5, 2017 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

Contemplating life with and without chronic pain.

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