SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more
I always have mixed feeling when the holidays roll in each year. There are hints of melancholy here and there. I usually end up looking at old pictures during the season and feel sad when I think about people I've loved who are no longer with me. ...more
You've been doing so well this fall. Summer was behind us and it was time to turn your priorities back to you: exercise, less wine, more healthy food, more time for you. And now, ugh, the holidays are coming up and you are afraid all your good ...more
One question that I'm often asked is, "I love yoga but I want to be able to practice at home instead of going to a yoga studio all the time. What are some tips to start and maintain a home yoga practice?" It seems like a relatively simple thing to ...more
This won't be the usual "How to Survive the Holidays" post. I won't recite to you what you can find on WebMD, PsychCentral or the Mayo Clinic's website about holiday depression. I probably cannot give you tips on how to make it through the next few ...more
Forecasters are predicting that it is going to be another really cold winter. Which means that if you are continuing your workouts in the fresh outdoors, you need to be protected from the elements. Here are a few things you can do to stay warm as the chillier temperatures move in.
These days, I have it under control pretty well with medications. But it was some scary stuff back then. If my child ever had any of these problems that I have? Well, I feel like I would never forgive myself, that it would somehow be my fault. What if he found out about my condition, what if he found out about the thoughts? I feel like I might die if that happened.
(that you would never guess are kind of healthy!) As you can guess from the title, this recipe is all things good in the world: chocolate, gooey, cake, yes. They’re also grain-free and accidentally egg-free. I went to add in the egg and we were OUT OF EGGS ....more
Good afternoon! Today started off on a great note with a mother/daughter workout! My mom, sister and I headed off to Jazzercise after breakfast this morning and it was one of the most energetic classes I’ve taken in a while! ...more
We had our cliche “Baby’s First Christmas – let’s go visit Santa” this past weekend. I had no idea how it was going to go, but it ended up going great! We went to one mall, but the line was at least 60 families deep ....more
If you're over 60 and starting to lose teeth, you should take note of this research.A team from University College London analyzed data from more than 3,100 adults 60 and older (in England) and found a link between tooth loss and physical and mental decline.After ruling out thinks like age, gender, smoking, drinking, depression, physical health and socioeconomic status, the resarchers found that seniors who had lost all their natural teeth performed about 10% worse on memory and walking tests.Here's the article I read if you'd like more info:...more