Best Workouts for MS

Published: January 17, 2018 9:41pm 25 Views

Best Workouts for MS

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin As much as we hate to admit it, nothing is better for you than exercise. The new year is in full swing and all everyone is talking about is getting into shape. If you're considering joining the workout bandwagon, we have just the tips to get you started: Note: Always con...

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How to Make a SMART Resolution

Published: January 4, 2018 2:03pm 22 Views

How to Make a SMART Resolution

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Now that we've talked about the importance of having goals, we need to talk about creating a good resolution. A bad goal, one that is impossible to achieve or impossible to commit to, can quickly backfire--- making you feel even worse than before. A good goal, on the oth...

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In the Defense of Resolutions

Published: January 2, 2018 3:06pm 21 Views

In the Defense of Resolutions

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin It's that time of year when everybody is talking about New Years Resolutions. It's important to remember that resolutions are essentially goals. And goals are scary things when they feel unachievable. Sometimes it seems easier to not have goals at all. After all, you can...

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The Little Black Dress 3 Ways for the Holidays

Published: December 21, 2017 4:33pm 26 Views

The Little Black Dress 3 Ways for the Holidays

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin If you, like me, have a number of holiday parties to attend and no time to do some serious shopping, then you may have to "recycle" some looks this year. If you would rather skip the party and stay home than repeat a look don't cancel your party plans just...

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Easy (Really!) Halloween Costumes

Published: October 31, 2017 8:48pm 32 Views

Easy (Really!) Halloween Costumes

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin So it's Halloween and you don't have a costume? Took a look at costume ideas online and shrieked in fright at the level of complexity most costumes seem to have these days? Well fret not, for I have some tried and true last minute costumes for you! Above: Grad...

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How To Do 10,000 Things at Once

Published: September 14, 2017 3:06pm 30 Views

How To Do 10,000 Things at Once

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Tired of never having time for yourself? Sick of always falling behind on things? Trust me, procrastination was my enemy for years until I learned to restructure my life. When you've got tons of things going on, it's easy to dismiss everything as impossible. Y...

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Best Cooling Gear for a Ride

Published: September 13, 2017 3:12pm 42 Views

Best Cooling Gear for a Ride

by Marcus, NY I was diagnosed with MS in the spring of 2013.  Since then I have had 3 major exacerbations during which I had partial to full paralysis on the right side of my body.  I have been fortunate to find a treatment course (Tysabri for 2 years and now Rituxan for 1.5 years) which has kept me...

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How to Actually Achieve Your Goals

Published: September 12, 2017 5:44pm 26 Views

How to Actually Achieve Your Goals

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Now that we've talked about the importance of having goals, we need to talk about creating good goals. A bad goal, one that is impossible to achieve or impossible to commit to, can quickly backfire--- making you feel even worse than before. A good goal, on the other hand...

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The Benefits of Goals

Published: September 7, 2017 6:47pm 27 Views

The Benefits of Goals

Goals. They are scary things when they feel unachievable. Sometimes it seems easier to not have goals at all. After all, you can't fail a goal you never set. But goals are important and beneficial for your mental and physical well-being. Here's why you should have goals year round--- and not those h...

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How to Prepare for a Ride

Published: September 5, 2017 6:06pm 24 Views

How to Prepare for a Ride

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin With the start of fall comes the start of Ride--- or Bike--- season! This means that several organizations around the country are gearing up to host Rides for fundraising and to increase awareness of the cause they represent. Participating in a Ride is a great way to not...

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Self-Improvement

Published: September 4, 2017 6:10pm 26 Views

Self-Improvement

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Fall is here! That means students everywhere are trudging back to class---and maybe we should too. Fall is an excellent time to reflect on and improve ourselves before the hustle and bustle of the winter Holiday season. So sit back, sip on some apple cider, and f...

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Harvey Relief

Published: September 1, 2017 1:12pm 26 Views

Harvey Relief

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Hurricane Harvey caused record breaking floods and devastation to Texas--- displacing an estimated 30,000 Houstonians from their homes. As a Texan this cause literally hits close to home--- my sister is safe (for now) in the Northern part of Houston, but I know others...

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Kayaking

Published: August 31, 2017 6:14pm 27 Views

Kayaking

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin If you love water but don't necessarily love getting wet, then aquatic sports might not seem right for you. But what if there was a way to be near the water without ever getting wet and you get a workout out of it? Sounds too good to be true? Don't take it from us, hop o...

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Hiking

Published: August 29, 2017 4:36pm 23 Views

Hiking

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Beautiful weather and clear skies are a perfect recipe for a day outdoors. Grab your walking shoes and hit your favorite trail--- or visit a route you've never traveled before! Just remember to stay cool for a long day out in the sun. Review our Hydration Guide here for...

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Inside Look: Accessibility in the NY State Fair

Published: August 28, 2017 7:40pm 21 Views

Inside Look: Accessibility in the NY State Fair

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin As a Texan, I am no stranger to large and crowded State Fairs. However, in spite of living nearly 6 years in upstate New York, I never had the time or opportunity to make it down to the NY State Fair. So when a good friend of mine (and Syracuse native) offered to show me...

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Cycling

Published: August 22, 2017 3:25pm 21 Views

Cycling

What's safe, family-friendly, fun and can be done from the comfort of your home? Cycling! So grab your helmet and ride to your favorite park. Plus, with adaptive bikes and trikes, anyone can ride! So let's go! And don't forget to grab your favorite cooling vest before you go so you can ride cool and...

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Amusement Parks

Published: August 17, 2017 6:27pm 28 Views

Amusement Parks

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Amusement parks. It's every kid's dream to go to one. (Especially that really big one with the castle and the ears!) But let's face it: parks can be big, scary, and exhausting. More trouble than they're worth, right? Wrong! Here are our quick tips to ensure a fun time at...

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A Day at the Grill

Published: August 15, 2017 7:49pm 25 Views

A Day at the Grill

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin You say "Summer!" and I say "Cookout!" Don't let your friends and family go hungry this summer, fire up that grill! Whether you call it a barbecue, cookout, or parillada, the delicious taste of food from a grill is understood in any language. Labor Day is just a few week...

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Road Trip

Published: August 10, 2017 7:11pm 24 Views

Road Trip

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin What's better than open road and open skies? Exactly. So hit the road and let's go! I am very lucky to have experienced road trips both as a driver and as a passenger. Whether it was 48 hour expeditions from Kansas to Mexico, or a day trip to Syracuse, there's something...

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Let's Go Swimming

Published: August 8, 2017 7:03pm 23 Views

Let's Go Swimming

Whether you live right on the beach or not, summer is definitely the time for fun in the water! Grab your favorite fruity drink and settle in for a day by the shore! Rule #1: Know your shore Every beach, pool, lake, and water park is different. No matter where you're going, make sure to plan your tr...

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Summer Festivals

Published: August 3, 2017 7:50pm 23 Views

Summer Festivals

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Summer is the time for festivals and fairs. If you haven't had the chance to grab a funnel cake or fried Oreo then you're doing summer wrong, my friend. Still, summer festivals, with their large crowds and hot weather, are no walk in the park. As a seasoned festival-goer...

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The Summer Bucket List

Published: August 1, 2017 4:23pm 34 Views

The Summer Bucket List

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Summer is almost over! Whether you're dying of boredom at this point or desperately behind on your summer to-do list, we've got some fun activities that are a must before the summer ends. Remember, what's the point of working hard if you don't play harder? 1. Summer Fest...

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Hydration Guide

Published: July 27, 2017 6:22pm 22 Views

Hydration Guide

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Staying hydrated is a big factor in staying cool. But how does one stay hydrated anyway? Do you just drink water until you pass out? It's a bit more complicated (and safe) than that. Here's our guide on how to properly hydrate this summer!

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Heat and You

Published: July 25, 2017 4:11pm 21 Views

Heat and You

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Heat. It affects us all and boy does it suck. Being hot is generally uncomfortable in itself, but, if neglected, can pose serious life-threatening risks. Protect yourself and your loved ones this summer with our guide on heat related illnesses.

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Summer Travel Safety Guide

Published: July 18, 2017 6:21pm 23 Views

Summer Travel Safety Guide

by Crystal Mendoza Paulin Don't let the heat get in the way of summer fun! When it comes to traveling and spending time outdoors in the summer heat, it's important to do certain cooling practices to stay safe. We've compiled this summer travel guide to keep you safe in the heat! 1. Stay hydrated Wat...

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How to Manage Hot Flashes

Published: July 13, 2017 5:10pm 26 Views

How to Manage Hot Flashes

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Hot flashes. Dreaded words as old as humanity itself. Women have been combating hot flashes for ages and, unfortunately, there is no one way to be 100% rid of them. Every woman is different, and experiences hot flashes differently, so we pulled together some simple and e...

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How to Stay Cool at Night

Published: July 11, 2017 7:34pm 24 Views

How to Stay Cool at Night

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin What's worse than trying to fall asleep in a boiling hot room? Do you love the great outdoors but dread sleeping in a cramped, hot tent? You need your sleep to go on adventures, so we've got 4 easy ways to keep cool on those hot summer nights! 1. Ventilate your room Whet...

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How to Stay Cool

Published: July 6, 2017 6:08pm 21 Views

How to Stay Cool

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Going out on a hot day can be a challenge and--- if you're not careful--- dangerous. It's important not to underestimate the effects heat can have on your body. We've got some tips on how to stay cool and safe in the heat! 1. Plan your day Before going out, plan ahead to...

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Inside Look: Day on the Track

Published: June 24, 2017 3:50am 20 Views

Inside Look: Day on the Track

by Kurtis Kracke As one of the co-founders of ThermApparel, I am often asked if there are any other uses for UnderCool . I always say, "Why yes there is!" My favorite way to use my UnderCool is for a track day.  A track day is when a car club rents a racetrack and teaches people to drive their cars...

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Travel Bag Essentials

Published: June 20, 2017 5:06pm 22 Views

Travel Bag Essentials

by Crystal R. Mendoza Paulin Whether you're traveling by plane, train, ship, or car, there are just some things you need to carry with you at all times while traveling. These personal travel bag essentials will keep you cool and comfortable under the pressure of travel and get you one step closer to...

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