A beginner’s guide to Myrtle Beach, SC in 1 week

A beginner's guide to Myrtle Beach, SC

 

A beginner's guide to Myrtle Beach, SC

While in college, Michael and I were long distance dating (14 hours apart to be exact). We decided that for Spring Break 2009, we would meet halfway in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This week would mark our 1 year dating anniversary and the first time we had seen each other in 3 months. My parents booked the hotel, since we were underage, and...

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Sea Therapy: leave your worries at the beach

sunny day at pensacola beach

Sea Therapy

I am sitting here in the dense fog of a 69 *F, January evening. The Gulf is choppy, the sand soggy, and my glasses are sprinkled with saltwater spray. Why did I pay $1 to come across the bridge for this? Umm…because it’s $1 and the cheapest stress “pill” I have ever paid for! I dodged panic attacks all day and left work feeling overwhelmed. Instead of going home to...

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Nutrition Superfoods by Countries

Nutrition superfoods by countries

I plan for this to be an ongoing series about superfoods found within numerous cultures. Extensions will be added as I visit new countries. A superfood is “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being”. As a Registered Dietitian, I counsel clients and patients from various ethnic backgrounds. It is near impossible to be familiar with EVERY food know to a country.

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Explore Chattanooga, Tennessee like a local

Explore Chattanooga, Tennessee like a local

Hello there, River City of Chattown, I’ve been longing to visit you as your leaves began turning colors and the wind sings its song about Autumn’s arrival through the mountainside. October is my favorite month for mountain travel because the foliage is various shades of red, yellow, orange, and magenta. Chattanooga, TN is a magical city with wonderful hikes just outside the concrete and cobblestone of downtown.

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