Pinedale Skating

by Mary on January 10, 2018

 

Faithful Toula

Hi friends. I’m in Pinedale, Wyoming this week to visit and skate with coach Ty. This is a small town but it has a really nice rink where Ty is now the skating director. So far I’ve been in skating heaven. We had the ice to ourselves during the public session both yesterday and today. Read the article →

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Microdiscectomy Recovery at One Year

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Celebrating my recovery one year after my L4/L5 microdiscectomy and L5/S1 microdecompression.

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Vegan Broccoli Salad

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A healthy, simple vegan broccoli salad

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