Posts in category Wellness

Sunday River’s North American Wife Starving Championship

This is part two of our story on the North American Wife Carrying Championship. Read Dale’s story here.     When I heard about the North American Wife Carrying Championship, I immediately asked Dale if he wanted to do it with me. Dale and I love to have a good time, whether it involves getting […]

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Dear Sunday River, I want my woman strong like bull.

On October 10th, 2015, Sunday River will again host the North American Wife Carrying Championships. This is a competition in which a “husband” carries his “wife” through a challenging obstacle course on the slopes of Sunday River, Maine. Last year’s winning female was 84 pounds. If she had gained three extra pounds before the competition […]

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Buy food from people who care.

  Yesterday I went to the Verve in Bangor, Maine to purchase my uncle Tim a gift card for his birthday.  The Verve provides convenience combined with some moderately healthy Vegan options.  Billed as a healthy alternative, one walks into an upbeat atmosphere filled with walls adorned with local athletes and their storied accomplishments, presumably […]

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Longevity in Fitness

Longevity in Fitness

Chip is my mentor. One day after a canoe race I told him, “I lost the race.” He said, “Good, now you’ll try harder. Always have something to work for. Don’t ever be satisfied.” I asked him, “How do you know if you are over training?” He answered, “When you wake up after having passed […]

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Ever been sick to your stomach? I have.

I’ve decided to take some time to share a story about my health that many of you haven’t heard. The reason I haven’t shared this in the past is because I was afraid it would look like I was complaining or asking for sympathy, which I’m not. Over the years, my battles with my health […]

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