Vegan Recovery Foods

Anti Inflammation With Omega 3’s: Ginger Flaxseeds Turmeric   Anti Inflammation: Blueberries Sweet Potatoes Green Tea Soy Cooked Shiitake Or Oyster Mushrooms Garlic   Whole Grains: Brown Rice Quinoa Barley Steel Cut Oats   Vitamin A: Sunflower Seeds Carrots Sweet Potatoes Winter Squash Swiss Chard Spinach   Antioxidants: Blueberries Tart Cherries Prunes Turmeric Ginger Coffee Turmeric Cocoa Pecans Boiled Or Steamed Artichokes Goji Berries Antioxidants … Continue reading Vegan Recovery Foods

My First Ultra Marathon (Attempt): Healing IT Band Syndrome

Spoiler Alert: Remember when Mr T. beat the snot out of Rocky, then Rocky trained during an entire song and was able to destroy the old Fool Pittyier? Yeah, it takes longer than one inspirational song to cure an IT Band Injury. I read through my running journals recently and discovered an interesting trend; when I hike a big hill or mountain and then transition … Continue reading My First Ultra Marathon (Attempt): Healing IT Band Syndrome

My First Ultra Marathon (Attempt): Why?

A metal bin, fixed to a buried wooden 4×4, marked my first allowable outdoor distance. My grandmother had a straight-shot view of the paved one-lane driveway from her kitchen, where she made lunch for her daily wards (5-15 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other neighborly passerby’s). “You can go outside, but not past Calvin’s mailbox.” I put in many an hour hovering around the perimeter of … Continue reading My First Ultra Marathon (Attempt): Why?