Testing Compression Socks for Travel – Part 2

Testing Compression Socks for Travel – Part 2

The thing about starting a new habit is that usually it’s not “new” at all.  Sometimes we have been doing things wrong for ages with full knowledge that there is a better way.  Perhaps people in our life have been making helpful suggestions, even for years, which we ignore because we were for some reason not ready to take the step.

Such is my story with Continue reading “Testing Compression Socks for Travel – Part 2”

How to Really Use Your Cholesterol Panel as a Health Measurement

How to Really Use Your Cholesterol Panel as a Health Measurement

Pretty much everyone who has ever been to a doctor has taken a blood test for a conventional cholesterol panel.  It is often paid for by our insurance or employee benefits in an annual check-up.  While it is not exactly free, it is as close to it as we can get.  Given that, wouldn’t it would be nice to know what use it really is Continue reading “How to Really Use Your Cholesterol Panel as a Health Measurement”

Super Summer Salad:  Watermelon with Feta, Pickled Onions, Mint & Basil

Super Summer Salad: Watermelon with Feta, Pickled Onions, Mint & Basil

Watermelon-feta salads are not a new concept any more, and they are a refreshing summer salad addition to the patio table.  If you have been reluctant to pair watermelon with cheese, I get it.  When the combo was trending around 5 years or so ago, it struck me as weird and wrong.  Not interested enough to test these recipes in my own kitchen, on my own people, Continue reading “Super Summer Salad: Watermelon with Feta, Pickled Onions, Mint & Basil”