So you have decided to take the plunge? Awesome! Turning your life around? Turning over that leaf? No more daily trips thru the drive thru? No more greasy pizza for breakfast? You my dear are an inspiration! Not only to me but to others! A year ago my life changed even more. I was blessedContinue reading “What has changed?”
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Oh the choices! The smells of delicious food. The brain waves sending vibes to you. On one shoulder you have the angel, on the other the devil. Do you indulge, just one bite? Will that lead to another, and another? I struggle during this time. Not because of the weather, it’s cold but my familyContinue reading “Holiday Eating”
Find a Running/Walking Shoe that Fits You…
A few years ago I was told about a shoe store in Des Moines that held inside an amazing staff, great inventory and the only place where they will not only fit you for the best possible shoe for you, but provide a back hallway for you to run or walk with a pair ofContinue reading “Find a Running/Walking Shoe that Fits You…”
Walk This Way!
Benefits of walking. Maintain a healthy weight. Prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Strengthens your bones and muscles. Improves your mood. Improves your balance and coordination. Everyone’s stride is different. Walking 10,000 steps equates to about 4 to 5 miles a day which is quite anContinue reading “Walk This Way!”
Girl, wash your face by Rachel Hollis
I want to share with you a book I purchased this past weekend during a girls day out that I much needed before I headed back to reality. Maybe some of you have already read it or told your friends about it. I highly recommend this one and I am only on Chapter 3. StopContinue reading “Girl, wash your face by Rachel Hollis”
3 Cheers for Y-O-U!
Sometimes the people around you won’t understand your journey. They don’t need to….it’s not for them. However the ones that are in the journey with you….oh trust me they get it. Be stubborn about your goals, but flexible about your methods on the road to success. Fall in love with taking care of yourself, YourContinue reading “3 Cheers for Y-O-U!”
Healthy Snacks? YES please!
Need some on the go snacks for that more than busy lifestyle of yours? Wait not more! Here are a few to throw in your bag. Greek yogurt, bananas, almonds, cherries, apples, cashews, cottage cheese, hard-boiled eggs, string cheese, celery with pb, chickpeas. Planning and preparing in advance is the key. If you know youContinue reading “Healthy Snacks? YES please!”
Back pain can have causes that are not due to underlying disease. Examples include overuse such as working out or lifting too much, prolonged sitting and lying down, prolonged sitting and lying down, sleeping in an uncomfortable position, or wearing a poorly fitted backpack. According to the American Ass. of Neurological Surgeons, 75 to 85%Continue reading “Back Pain”
Tis’ The Season…..(for the flu)
So……it begins. Another season. Another unfortunate chance to get the dreaded flu. What is the best medicine to prevent it? Hibernating for the next few months. Just kidding but doesn’t that sound relaxing? The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your coughContinue reading “Tis’ The Season…..(for the flu)”
Vegetables…..”Do I have to?”
Eating veggies provides health benefits…people who eat more veggies and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body. One of the main health benefits of veggies is their high nutrient content. Vegetables are loadedContinue reading “Vegetables…..”Do I have to?””