Blogs

Our bloggers are fitness instructors, runners, bikers, professors, therapists, recreationists, psychologists, nutritionists, parents and, overall, members of our community. Check back often for new posts and leave a comment to engage in the conversation.

November 15, 2017

Older, wiser, stronger – running

by Sarah Johnson I really don’t love to run. When my runner friends talk about the freedom they feel and the mind-clearing joy of a run, my eyes squint, and my eyebrows scrunch together in bewilderment – I just don’t get it. Running rarely clears my mind. Instead, my head […]
November 7, 2017

Family

by Amy Weitzel Oh, those times when you commit to writing a blog, but the creative juices just aren’t flowing. That’s when you take to the Internet grasping at straws, begging the God of Blog Writing to send inspiration … and send it soon. When all else fails, what is […]
December 7, 2015
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Put to the test by holiday stress

by Mary Cornforth Cawood The calendar is filling and it is only December 1.  I already feel behind. According to my kids, we are the only ones who do not have any decorations up.  Did I mention it is only December 1? My mom used to have a rule that […]
November 23, 2015
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4 Holiday Healthy Habits

by Dan Marzullo 4 Holiday Healthy Habits The holidays are right around the corner – that means celebrations with friends and family, holiday parties, and most of all, delicious food! However, if you’re not strategic about how you indulge this season, you might end up with a bigger New Year’s […]
November 16, 2015
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Grief has no rules.

by Katie Goddeyne My mom died on Oct. 30, 2008. I was 19, on the cusp of 20. Just old enough to have a touch of adulthood figured out. Just young enough to have no idea what the hell I was doing yet. In the last seven years, I’ve walked […]
September 9, 2015
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School and stress – find what works for you

As summer comes to another close, the school year comes to another opening. This is year 16 of my academic journey. When I think about the fact that only four years of my life have been spent outside of the classroom, it doesn’t seem real. School is what I know […]
January 7, 2014
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You, me and everyone we know: Relationships matter

By Kyle Horst/Marriage and Family Therapist I have no doubt you are going to read a variety of wonderful posts about diet, exercise, stress management and other important health topics on this site, and I’m honored to be a part of the discussion: “How do we make Mesa County a healthier […]