Tweets on Healthy Eats, Sharecare Now & Healthy Deals!

October 23, 2012 at 5:49 am

I am finally getting the hang of Twitter and was psyched to see 35 Diet And Nutrition Experts You Need To Follow On Twitter on Huffington Post. As they say, Twitter is a source of more information than anyone can possibly digest, but it’s also the place to get up close and personal with top experts in every field. So who should you follow to…

Running Commentary (Pun Intended)

October 21, 2012 at 8:20 am

I have had a few running things on my mind recently and I have been meaning to write them down…so here goes… Are headphones ruining the marathon? I volunteered with my gals for the perfect day that was the Chicago Marathon on 10/7 (as part of the human chain “defending” the B corral from the C corral runners.) We then went to mile 13 to…

Friday Finds: Splitwise, Instawatch, TravelDudes & Great Deals

October 19, 2012 at 5:39 am

I post about cool apps that I may or may not have use for (or time to use), but Splitwise is an app that definitely meets my needs – especially on my many girls trips for running and celebrations. What is it? Splitwise is a free web and mobile app for managing IOUs. You can create groups for your activities/transactions. Then anyone in the group…

Guest Post: Natural Food Chef Amanda Skrip’s Seasonal Spotlight!

October 18, 2012 at 5:35 am

This is news to no one who knows me well, but I am not a very good cook. I do love to eat seasonal, healthy foods – especially in the fall. I have never met a butternut squash I didn’t like. This summer I went to a terrific “Eat like a Yogi” class with Suzanne Ko doing yoga and natural food chef Amanda Skrip cooking.…

Lost Photos, Fix-Ups, Meditation & Deals!

October 16, 2012 at 5:47 am

Want to recover all of the photos you have ever been sent to your email account and download them? Yup, there is an app for that! Check out the new app Lost Photos, which “trolls” your e-mail (multiple accounts) and finds every picture file there is. After downloading the $3 app for Mac or Windows, all you have to do is sign in with your…

Calling Someone the “F” Word – On Weight & Bullying…

October 14, 2012 at 9:00 am

News anchor Jennifer Livingston’s on air response to a letter she received in which a viewer criticized her for being overweight received a lot of attention. The viewer wrote “Obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous habits to maintain…I leave you this note hoping that you’ll reconsider your responsibility as a local public personality to…

Friday Finds: Crowdsourcing, Motivating “Links I Like” & Deals!

October 12, 2012 at 5:53 am

I have written about “crowd funding” and recently I have seen a bunch of new apps and websites that harness the power of “crowdsourcing.” What is it? Basically it is the concept of posting (online or off) a problem and sourcing it to the public (or a group/subset of people) – the “crowd”. This is not new (wikipedia has some very early crowdsourcing examples including…