All posts by Mari Ascherin

Treadmill Dread? Boil the Frog!

Meet my running partner Maddie, a 4 year old vizsla who won’t let me miss a workout. When its cold and I try to shrug a run, she heads to the treadmill. She is happy to tread while I ride the rower or bike. Treadmill Dread? Boil the Frog The dreadmill, the mill, the hamster […]

Bad Fad

It’s that time of year; time for the new miracle diets to weave their way through the masses.  Some are interesting, some are strange, some could work, most won’t.  Fad diets, as their name implies, come and go so fast it’ll make your head spin and your stomach turn.  Think back to all things that […]

Four Ways to Fight Depression

If you ever feel sad, discouraged, or down in the dumps, you’re not alone. Over the course of a lifetime, one in five women and one in nine men will experience depression. Our JanuaryWellNotes Newsletter outlines four ways to fight depression: Eat nutritious meals Get regular exercise Keep your mind active Be social More on those […]

I Ate All Your Cookies!

Meet Maddie.  Some refer to her as my “princess”.  There is a grain of truth to that. She may be a tad bit spoiled.  But today, I shall call her by her given name as stated on her papers: “Blake’s Madeline Ascherin”.   I am sure you can relate to the severity of the subject at […]

Do You Do The Penguin Shuffle?

Baby its cold outside! And ice and snow make parking lots and sidewalks a danger zone!  No matter how diligent we are in snow removal efforts, winter provides a canvas for slippery surfaces.  So keep your eyes peeled for hazards.  Watch for black ice, snow covered ice and uneven surfaces.   While the horse knows the […]