VA New England Summer Sports Clinic 2016, Providence, Rhode Island

This past week my husband (also a veteran) and I attended the VA New England Summer Sports Clinic hosted by the VA Boston Healthcare System. The event was held in Providence, Rhode Island. Although we were not sure what to expect, we were willing to give it a try because the event featured sporting activities. … More VA New England Summer Sports Clinic 2016, Providence, Rhode Island

The Ideal Grocery List for High Octane Fuel

This eat clean grocery list was provided by EXOS. Protein (with each meal/snack) Fish Shellfish Tuna (in water) Chicken breast (skinless) Chicken breast (deli) Ground chicken Turkey breast Turkey breast (deli) Ground turkey Steak Lean roast beef (deli) Lean ham (deli) Ground beef Pork tenderloin/chop Omega-3 Eggs Hard-boiled omega-3 eggs Egg whites Skim/1% milk Skim/1% … More The Ideal Grocery List for High Octane Fuel

Wounded Warrior Project Helps Veterans Build Camaraderie

Camaraderie is the spirit of friendship and community in a group, like the camaraderie of soldiers at war who keep each other upbeat despite the difficulty of their circumstances. Wounded Warrior Project has been a godsend in my life. It started with the first program I attended about a year ago and has only continued to get better. … More Wounded Warrior Project Helps Veterans Build Camaraderie

Exercise is the Most Underutilized Anti-Depressant

I started walking this past June on a regular basis in an attempt to fix my insides. I learned that prolonged periods of inactivity, lack of appetite, and anxiety were basically killing me.  I could feel it but I didn’t know how to reverse it.  Veterans Affairs informed me that not only was my cholesterol … More Exercise is the Most Underutilized Anti-Depressant