Healthy Thursday: Heart Disease and Height Loss


  In keeping open with readers, fellow cooks and health aficionados, I've been diagnosed with coronary artery disease and as a side effect, I've lost more height. As you know, if you've read my biography, I've had Alport's Syndrome and a kidney transplant that led to different types of heart failure over the past 10-15 … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Heart Disease and Height Loss

Happy Humpday Pic: Doors and Windows


This is an alleyway in downtown Seattle, which the businesses creatively addressed the blank walls by painting doors and windows. You can see the trash bags ready to be picked up. What a great visual for people wandering around Seattle, looking for art. Create your own 'door of opportunity' or 'open your own window when … Continue reading Happy Humpday Pic: Doors and Windows

New Weekly Post: Healthy Thursday!


    Welcome to Healthy Thursday! I decided to start the weekly Thursday postings about health, to supplement my healthy First Friday Free Recipes from my cookbook series, "Simple, Healthy, Fresh", book 1 available now (see tab above) and book 2 coming out Summer 2013. What is health?  Health is what you put into your … Continue reading New Weekly Post: Healthy Thursday!

The gist of their article, too much or not enough cardio.


Amen livestrong.com: A little cardio is a five-minute warmup or jogging lightly for a mile on your way to the gym. A lot of cardio is running on the treadmill for an hour or doing a 45-minute aerobics class each time you're at the gym. It's good to do these things two or three times … Continue reading The gist of their article, too much or not enough cardio.