Roatan

Stroll at Gumbalimba Park in West End, Roatan

Stroll at Gumbalimba Park in West End, Roatan

The last day I met with the Oak Ridge/Pandy Town running/walk group was last week, a day after our Gumbalimba Park cross training (cheating?) stroll in West End. In the park, we hiked, fed the monkeys, learned about Roatan history, and swam in the pool half the day. The group promised they’d continue even after(…)

Running in Roatan: Oak Ridge/Pandy Town Area

Running in Roatan: Oak Ridge/Pandy Town Area

If a very small minority on this island are interested in the possibility of getting healthy and fit, I will try to help by being the best RunningNurse to them.  It’s good to see people stepping up to the plate in the Oak Ridge/Pandy Town community to take charge of their health.  They are also(…)

11 Healthy Tips Learned From My 80 Year Old Papa

11 Healthy Tips Learned From My 80 Year Old Papa

Two days ago I sat on my late mother’s bed while my pops sat in his wheelchair. As usual, he was humming some tune from the hymnal.  I joined him, and we harmonized like old times.  A gentle fan blew in the widow on my back while one vacillated in front of us.   It(…)

Roatan Run Part 2

Roatan Run Part 2

“I said I don’t want it!” Cooler day today on the beautiful island of Roatan, Honduras, and a little overcast (it rained this AM).   I woke up early and tried to get an early start before the sun intensified it’s greeting.  I had planned to eat a nice island breakfast (fried green plantain, fried(…)

Running In Roatan, Honduras, Part 1

Running In Roatan, Honduras, Part 1

Hello!  My name is Ruth Rema Pouchie.  I am a native of Roatan, one of the luscious and beautiful Bay Islands of Honduras, (where I currently am writing this post).  I’ve been a nurse since 1993.  I started my career working in the Infectious Disease Unit in a hospital in Fort Worth, TX.  About a(…)