Zeal goes to Meow Wolf for Itchy-O

October 2016, Patrick and I headed to Albuquerque for the Balloon Festival, which was a fantastic time.  While we were there, I noticed someone with a hat that said Meow Wolf.  I thought it was a bit of an odd phrase, maybe a band I hadn’t heard of or something, and...

Getting back to 100%

Recently, I had rotator cuff surgery. It has been just over two months. The recovery is going well, but it will still be months before my shoulder is completely back to near normal. Lengthy recoveries can be challenging and I wrote a few tips that helped me get...

Shannon Keating

My journey towards health and wellness is probably very similar to many other peoples’ out there. The beginning of my life was filled with chubbiness. I popped out weighing a whopping 10 pounds, and this impressive feat only continued with age. As a kid, I was tall...

Now I Wear Shorts

In some ways, the ME of 4 years ago was quite different to the person I am today. To the casual observer, I was simply a woman walking down the street, lost in her own world, but to me, I was fiercely focused on walking.  I could hear the slight tap, thunk, tap,...

Shoulder recovery – 7 weeks out

On January 12th, I had rotator cuff surgery. I’m 45 and it was the first surgery I ever had. It’s been just over seven weeks since the surgery. I have come along way with my recovery but I still have a long way to go. I just have to keep following my...