The middle of winter is a time when it can be easy to forget about our bodies and the vital role they play in our lives. Somewhere in the chilly mix of it all we can find ourselves reverting to unhealthy habits, not realizing the great potential this season has for rejuvenation and healing.
Friends first, food after. That’s how registered dietitian, Shira Lenchewski, and I could classify our relationship. She is one of my girls — grounded and ambitious, playful and quirky, and she peppers in sentences with the word “AB-soh-luuute-ly” with such an adorable intonation (syllables drawn out, eyes bright, with a slow nod for unintentional dramatic effect) that you will giggle.