I clutched my stomach in agony and thought, I’m going to die. I was in Manali, India, in a cheap motel, lying on the floor of the bathroom. The projectile vomiting, cramps, headache, and diarrhea were horrible, but that wasn’t the worst of it. When I looked in the toilet, I couldn’t believe my eyes. […]
It happens to me every year, without fail. I get too excited. When winter starts to melt away, I start running again, too hard, too fast, without enough stretching and without any strength training. And by August, something hurts—usually my heel, my Achilles, or a calf muscle. So I start the Ibuprofen, ice, and dreaded […]
What is the real reason I embark on this kind of adventure in the backcountry? Do I carry a heavy backpack up 3,600 feet to reach camp, placing myself entirely in Mother Nature’s hands and good will while suffering from blisters and bruised toes, all because it’s just so much fun?
Feeling helpless about cancer isn’t uncommon—especially with the constant talk of cancer being on the rise and with all of us watching women we know and love be stricken by the disease. But instead of letting the overwhelming prevalence of cancer sink you into depression, you should know that there are plenty of things that […]
Tracey Gramenz of RAW Retreats talks about how she went from Family Counselor to a Camp Counselor for Women who want to explore their wild side in the great outdoors.
This recipe for Caprese Quinoa Patties with Balsamic Ricotta was taken from Prevention RD’s Everyday Healthy Cooking: 100 Light and Delicious Recipes to Promote Energy, Weight Loss, and Well-Being (August 2013) by Nicole Morrisse. The filling patties taste so indulgent that it’s difficult to believe they’re good for you, and your family or guests will […]