Active Commuting Update!

I now have two jobs in two different parts of the city. It’s also May, which is a different animal from February. And I’ve been at it a few months, increasing both my comfort and my fitness. Time for a check-in and an update! A little background: I moved from Tucson to Portland in January.... Continue Reading →

Active Commuting Adventures

Since my recent relocation to Portland, my commute has changed. A lot. Instead of a mile to campus for teaching, or driving to different neighborhoods in Tucson for the mobile clinic, now I’m heading from NE Portland to Marquam hill most days. It’s no fun to drive, and parking is a non-starter. And I hate... Continue Reading →

being injured blows.

you know that song "how can i miss you if you won't go away"? or how about that old aphorism "absence makes the heart grow fonder?" Either way, I miss running, and I love running. And I can't run for 6 weeks. That's right, friends, I have the dreaded scourge of runners everywhere. . .... Continue Reading →

Bike riding for growunups

Or, how to bike to work without ruining your "look". Sometimes the best way to be active is to just build it in to the things you do. That way, if you don’t make it to the gym, or yoga, or whatever, you still used your muscles that day. If you do make it to... Continue Reading →

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