“No marathons, no sprints, no building muscle, don’t diet; I want you to do moderate exercise and to eat foods you enjoy that are good for you.”

Oh boy. That’s both scary and liberating. I have so closely managed my diet and exercise for the past 27 months. Now I am asked to change things. Lots of things go through my mind… What will happen if I make changes this drastic? What will my pre- and post-workout snacks look like if I…

2012

In January, I still had a cough from the Scarlett Fever/Strep Throat and I went to my doctor. They did the responsible thing and sent me for a chest x-ray (I may glow in the dark by the end of 2012). The chest x-ray indicated a possible twisted aorta,  some sort of spot on my…