Jae Ponder

Health & Wellness

Kung Flu Fighters!

By Jae Ponder | October 23, 2012

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Do you consider yourself as a team-player? If you just said yes, then I’d like to welcome you to the Kung-Flu Fighters. I’ll be here to coach you on what could very well be your best season yet. This year, and every other year, the team to beat is “Team Flu”. What is that? Think of “Team Flu” as your arch nemesis who wants to and can take you down. However, I’d like to give you and the team (your body) a few tips on making this a winning season.

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Take Your Pick – Fall Apple Picking

By Jae Ponder | September 25, 2012

apple farm

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It’s a common childhood experience: fall looming, gathering on the yellow school bus with classmates, pure excitement, and all for the yearly school trip to go apple picking. But should the fun and picking stop as a youngster? Of course not. This past weekend, I relived that childhood experience and it was an even better experience as an adult. Read More


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