We had a serious Halloween night of pumpkin carving and I think we ended up with some pretty good artwork. A Mom and Shelby selfie just because I <3 this girl. A selfie with Shelby and my future sister in law. #babybrotherisgettingmarried I posted this picture on my Instagram page with the comment, “Why is it every […]
Your body is made up of about 60% water, so there’s no wonder why supplying it with water is so critical. Are you drinking it enough water each day? Do you know how much water you need everyday? It may not be the 8-10 glasses that we’ve grown up learning! Thanks to Hank for his help, here are my top five reasons why you should drink more water!
I must confess that we didn’t run much at all during the Summer. I’m too old for such heat, as well as, hot flashes and 95+ degree weather just doesn’t go very well together. Although I did miss it, I must also confess that it was a nice break. I used to feel guilty for […]
It’s time for the October online weight loss classes to soon begin! I know! It’s October! What the heck?! What this program is NOT: eating gimmicky, diet food low carb, no carb or calorie counting about attaining a six pack set of abs What this program IS: feeling better increasing energy levels creating a healthy […]
Million dollar question: “Is stress making me fat?” Well, believe it or not, stress can contribute to your weight gain, slow your metabolism, sabotage your weight loss efforts and contribute to disease! I know right! Just thinking about it makes me feel like I need a little massage therapy to relax me! While obvious stressors can certainly lead to weight gain, real-life, genuine stress, not necessarily that’ s apparent to everyone else, can also play a major role in not only our weight, but our overall health.
When talking with other women over age forty, two of the most common complaints I hear are no energy and weight gain. And while yes, hormones can contribute to weight gain, excess fat storage and energy loss, we can’t sit around and do nothing waiting to feel better. The good news is there are ways to battle the bulge and become healthy after turning forty.
Typically, most diets are short term, fad-following and too many times unhealthy ways to lose weight. And what happens “after the diet”? What are you supposed to do then? Unfortunately, the weight usually returns and we feel worse than when we started the diet. Learn why dieting just simply does not work. Stop the love affair, break up with your unhealthy food habits and take control of your life! It’s about your health, not your weight. It’s about your life, not your latest diet plan.
You’ve made the decision to get healthy and now you need to know the first steps to take to jumpstart your success! Create a healthier you and a healthier kitchen with these simple healthy kitchen basics.
I am a runner, personal trainer, coffee drinking, hot flashing 40 something year old. I blog about nutrition, health & fitness, recipes, quirky stories about my family and more. If you're interested, grab your own cup of coffee and stay a while, but consider yourself warned.