amypoor

After living for nearly a decade in the Pacific Northwest, I now reside in Boston's South End with my beloved rescue hound, Lawson and my partner, Sean. I cook. I hoard cookbooks. I do political and marketing work. I am interested in all things trauma and survivor related. This blog begins during one of the hardest times of my life. My Mom was dying of Ovarian Cancer, and I was dealing with the traumatic fallout from a horrific stalking situation. I am one of those people who needs to sweat out pain, so I tried my hand at half marathons, a full marathon, and several triathlons. I haven't done an endurance event in a few years, but my new fitness loves are yoga and my Peloton bike (#ShazAMY_).

How do you use the Internet?

I use the Internet nearly every waking hour of the day. Upon waking, I check the weather, my horoscope, and the day’s headlines from the New York Times app all on my iPhone. While drinking coffee I practice Spanish with an app called Duolingo. After dressing, I login to work on my laptop, check emails, […]

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Sunday, September 29, at 10:30 a.m., the Jackie Poor Memorial Walk will kick off at Michael’s Harborside

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Amy Poor, Jackie Poor Memorial Walk 2013 Director Phone: (206) 999-0164 Email: amypoor@mac.com   On Sunday, September 29, at 10:30 a.m., the Jackie Poor Memorial Walk will kick off at Michael’s Harborside. This will be the third year The Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness (GNOCA) group will be hold the […]

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Press Release- Comedians Amy Tee & Leighann Lord to perform at the Newburyport Firehouse 9/13/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Margaret Mahoney Phone: (978) 270 4423 Email: MMahoney@thomchild.org Comedians Amy Tee and Leighann Lord to perform at the Newburyport Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts.  Friday, Sept. 13, 2013- Newburyport, MA. The Greater Newburyport Ovarian Cancer Awareness group (GNOCA) brings comedians Amy Tee and Leighann Lord to the Newburyport Firehouse Center for […]

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Tuna Salad Redux

This is a more sophisticated take on tuna salad than the usual mayonnaise, celery, and red onion version. It’s also really high in protein. The cannellini beans add a creamy texture without increasing the fat content.  This recipe has been adapted from Sunset Magazine’s September 2006 issue. I add more celery to bulk it up, […]

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