Welcome to The Healthy Giraffe

I am excited to launch this website to provide resources, support and community in an effort to live a healthy lifestyle. Click on the blog title or picture above to read the entire blog.

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Traveling Healthy – Blue Ridge (Part 1)

This year's summer vacation location, Blue Ridge, GA, was not on the original plan. My daughter, Morgan, and I were originally planning to continue our exploration of Canada by visiting Montreal and Ottawa. In 2016 we visited Vancouver and Whistler on the west coast while starting in Seattle. Last year we spent time in Toronto... Continue Reading →

My Dis & Connection with Animals

One thing I wrestle with often is my complete disconnect between animals and the food I ate most of my life. Now this next fact you can certainly make fun of me for, but I loved the show ALF and watched the entire series with my daughter, Morgan, when she was old enough and we... Continue Reading →

A Perfect Healthy Father’s Day

Father's Day is my favorite day of the year. Yesterday was everything I hoped for spending the day with my daughter, Morgan. Here I will share about our day and how this embodies the spirit of The Healthy Giraffe. First, I want to start with honoring my dad who I think about often and how... Continue Reading →

Exploring Mindfulness Techniques

This year has certainly been a challenging one in so many ways around the world. I've  struggled like many people navigating through unchartered territories along with the typical challenges we face. As I was typing this blog I was listening to Chris Martin of Coldplay play a session for his fans from his home during... Continue Reading →

Training & Having a Blast in Rain

Training in the rain can not only be effective but a lot of fun too. Is it hurricane season yet? Geez the Atlantic hurricane season doesn't start until June 1 and we are already on the third named storm, Cristobal. Cristobal created havoc on the Tampa Bay area with rain starting Wednesday and continued through... Continue Reading →

2020 Roller Coaster Continues

This year has seemed like a big roller coaster ride and I'm betting a lot of people feel the same with the anticipation of what climb or descent is next. Here I will share my recent ride which has been full of ups and downs and what I'm doing to charge forward. One of my... Continue Reading →

Ditch Dairy for Overall Health

"Why am I training this hard and I feel this bad?!?!" I will never forget the morning run when I said this to myself. I felt this horrible sour stomach I was getting when I was completing hard efforts and I was at the point of extreme frustration as I had just found triathlon as... Continue Reading →

Action Sets Mood

I use the phrase, Action Sets Mood, often and how I use it means to take action, even if it's the smallest action that results in feeling great. Don't let your mood dictate your actions...flip it. I first heard this phrase used by Rich Roll on his podcast and it just stuck with me. I... Continue Reading →

Running on Various Surfaces

There are several things to consider when running on different surfaces. Here I will share the pros and cons of different surfaces and leave you with a few tips as you think about your future runs. Concrete Pros – keeps us off the road, especially in areas where vehicles are frequent; relatively smooth and fast... Continue Reading →

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