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Cassava:  A tasty good pick for carbohydrate option

Cassava: A tasty good pick for carbohydrate option

Cassava, yuca, tapioca, or Manihot esculenta (Scientific name), is a perennial starch (carbohydrate) rich root or tuber grown in many tropical regions such as South and Central America, Africa, and Pacific islands.  I found it growing all over Fiji when I ran there last year.  It is also prevalent here in Honduras where I’ve been(…)

Running With Protandim

Running With Protandim

I’m always looking to share a few running tips with you.   Before I share this news with you, I need to let you know I am a distributor for this product, but I make no claim as to what it can do for you.  Also, I’m not trying to make a sale on you,(…)

“Are You Losing Your Fire?”

“Are You Losing Your Fire?”

Who are you?  Who am I? What is left after the roles we usually adopt and identify with (i.e. I’m a nurse, wife, father, Christian, Buddhist, runner, supervisor, American, scientist, etc?) is dimming and falling at the wayside?  Well, oftentimes we find ourselves wallowing in ash dust, and with wrinkly, torn sackcloth thrown lightly on(…)

Be A Bamboo Shoot

Be A Bamboo Shoot

Bamboo, a member of the perennial evergreen plant (grass) family Poaceae, not only vibrates on high green, they are the tallest growing grass, and one of the fastest growing plant on earth–according to the American Bamboo Society.  Some bamboo can grow more than 40 inches in 24 hours, and can grow up to 90 feet(…)

Running In The Dark

Running In The Dark

Sometimes a good RunningNurse will find her/himself running in the dark. It’s the way some things just happen.  We are alchemist at turning some very dark situations into light at the bedside, and at times we do this for ourselves too.  Just look at how Nurse Helene Neville and her team worked out an alternate(…)

Deep In The Noise…

Deep In The Noise…

As we go through the day working among noise, let’s make all effort to listen to the one usually heard calmly and softly in the background.  You know, the one we love to bury with in a “tomorrow” that never seems to come. I don’t know about you, but what I find to be true(…)

National Nurses Half Marathon & 5K.  Will You Be There?

National Nurses Half Marathon & 5K. Will You Be There?

We’re on a journey, and there are many roads that may help you in this journey. Depending on how we see the journey, we either keep progressing in the direction or we jump on another road.  Sayonara! We’re all made differently and have our varied amounts of challenges.  As nurses, one of our challenges is(…)