Super Heroes

Super Heroes

  Superwoman comes to mind when I think of Emily McCullum. No, she’s not a marathoner or an Ironwoman, and doesn’t leap buildings in a single bound.  Emily is so much stronger than all of that as her healthy approach to life exceeds muscular strength. As many of you know, Emily took her 19 year

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Let the Renovation Begin

Let the Renovation Begin

Mary Letson, Owner Positively Fit Studio Bowen Island Nutritionist Lisa Marie Bhattacharya arrived at my house last week to build me a nutritional plan, a new approach to this unfamiliar body.  My resent crash course in menopause has left me reeling with the lash back of low estrogen: sleep disturbances, dry skin, malfunctioning body temperatures. 

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I Changed My Mind

I Changed My Mind

A massive life change will either unearth who you are – or bury you. It’s the big ticket items that become glaringly apparent. All the other extraneous life details drop away like dirt off your boots. What’s left are the things that make you tick. Fitness makes me tick. It’s my doorway to mental wellness.

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Plan to Love Your Health

Like all good habits in life, a successful lifestyle change takes more planning, and yes, more effort than the singular focus of committing to a regular workout. Bring in the other two pillars of wellness: healthy refueling and quality rest. This makes sense; we wouldn’t dream of sending our children to school sleep deprived and

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I’m Back!

I’m Back!

After over a year’s absence I am ecstatic to say… “I’m back!” 2013 was the toughest thing I have ever endured and hope never to repeat. A routine mammogram in Oct 2012 uncovered breast cancer – specifically grade II invasive lobular carcinoma, a rather nasty beast that required surgery, 6 months chemo, 4 weeks radiation

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