Category Archives: personal responsibility

Retying The Pink Ribbon

It’s here. There’s no denying it. Pink. Like a river swollen beyond it’s banks, it’s flooding the land. There is much written and discussed within the breast cancer community about the commercialization, sexualization, profiteering, forced positivity, denial of reality, party … Continue reading

Posted in Above and Beyond Cancer, American Cancer Society, breast cancer awareness month, Bright Pink, Livestrong, metastatic breast cancer, METAvivor, personal responsibility, young survival coalition | 7 Comments

Hiking the Tongue & Thinking

As many of you know, I am currently playing the Lake George Opera Festival at Saratoga, NY. Yesterday for the Fourth of July, I went on a lovely hike with my friend Lisa (photos to follow later). We did a … Continue reading

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Why Do/Don’t You Exercise?

Over the last couple of months I’ve been doing a little informal polling on various networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. I (and a few other fitness professionals) have been asking questions about why people exercise, or don’t, … Continue reading

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