10 Ways to Easily Work More Steps into Your Day

It is recommended that individuals get 10,000 steps (roughly 5 miles) per day to keep you physically fit and ward off disease. Getting 10,000 steps a day can be extremely challenging especially when you work an 8am to 5pm desk job like me. I ...more

5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss

My favorite restaurant recently underwent a large renovation. It was necessary, as the place definitely needed an update, but I was crushed. This restaurant was my family's haven from noise. Every Friday night, almost without fail, we enjoyed a ...more

5 Yoga Poses for Valentine's Day

Last year, I brought you 5 very sexy yoga poses to work into your Valentine's Day... activities. This year I'm back with something even more important: self-love. You can more easily attract love from outside yourself when you've activated love ...more

Working Through Grief After a Death

I had previously written a piece on my mum's journey with dementia, how it destroyed her and stole parts of me. The piece was a featured blog on BlogHer and I was humbled. I just wrote it to get the pain and hurt out and to share with anyone who was ...more

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Young Mom

Motherhood came to me a lot earlier than I ever thought it would. I became a mom two months after my 19th birthday. I don't usually like to volunteer that information. I like for people to assume that I'm pushing 30 when I go somewhere with my three ...more

Do I Have to Celebrate My Daughter's Feeding Tube?

February 7th to 13th is Feeding Tube Awareness Week. While I respect the Feeding Tube Awareness organization, especially its outreach to parents, I have mixed feelings about the awareness week. ...more
Amy I am not a tube dependant person but as a disabled person I  have met many people who use a  ...more

10 Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

It is recommended that individuals get 10,000 steps (roughly 5 miles) per day to keep you physically fit and ward off disease. Getting 10,000 steps a day can be extremely challenging especially when you work an 8am to 5pm desk job like me. I consider myself to be a pretty active person, but there have been days where I leave my office and have only walked 2,000 steps IN A WHOLE DAY! Here are some tips and tricks I have come up with to help you reach your daily step goal. ...more
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How to Choose a Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss

My favorite restaurant recently underwent a large renovation. It was necessary, as the place definitely needed an update, but I was crushed. This restaurant was my family's haven from noise. Every Friday night, almost without fail, we enjoyed a quiet, stress-free, delicious meal in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. And none of us had to worry about my hearing loss. Were we going to have to find a new place? ...more
Jan Wilberg Thanks for reading! It is so important to spread the word about hearing loss. It is ...more

A week full of hard work!

This week was a great week, I have been testing and writing recipes sweet and savory. I made avocado chili sauce, sugar free cheese cake, mixed berries sauce, hot wings with homemade wings and bbq sauces. ...more

Saffron Pistachio Raw/Vegan Cheesecake

With Valentine’s day upon us, I am super stoked to share this easy yet delicious saffron pistachio hibiscus raw cheesecake with you guys! All you need is a handful of ingredients and 10-15 minutes preparation time. For the crust, I used walnuts, pecans and dates. The filling is made of soaked cashews, pistachios and saffron, sweetened with agave or honey and a touch of sea-salt. The best part about this raw cheesecake is that all the vitamins, minerals and enzymes present in the whole foods you use to make the cake remain intact....more

The Struggle Is Real-Trying To Lose Weight After 50

Trying to lose weight after 50 is a beast.  Seven months from now I will be going on my second trip to Paris.  I want to take off 20 extra pounds and get back into shape before then.  I know I will be doing a ton of walking and I know that the way I feel right now it will be difficult for me....more

10 Vegan Valentine’s Day Recipes

Looking for some delicious vegan treats to make this Valentine’s Day? Well, I’ve put together a list of the internet’s...more

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Stuffed Chicken... move over ~ check out Stuffed Pork Chops

Feta, Tomato and Pine Nut Stuffed Pork Chops Stuffed pork chops are a lovely alternative to the traditional stuffed chicken breast.  The stuffing combines fresh cherry tomatoes, creamy feta cheese and pine nuts....more

Hurting to heal

This week I realized I am hurt; hurt broken and bruised. The wounds are deep and every so often they open up again. And that pain. It hurts as much as it did the first time; maybe even a little bit more. I know you understand and realize I'm not talking about physical pain, it's a pain so deep and so ingrained you're not even sure when it all started or if it will ever go away....more

Compression Gear: What Every Runner Should Know

SNL often featured gray-haired old ladies in outdated clothing topped of with knee-high skin colored socks; turns out the joke is on us because compression gear is all the rage and they knew it first.! [...] Read More The post Compression Gear: What Every Runner Should Know appeared first on RunToTheFinish ....more

Six Foods to Eat Now for a Healthy Smile

 Practicing good oral hygiene goes far beyond your everyday flossing routine. A healthy smile can often be contingent on the food you eat and your everyday diet. Failing to protect your mouth from harmful bacteria means an attack on your enamel, a fundamental defense against tooth decay, according to Dr....more

Special School for Cerebral Palsy Affected

Today, many non-governmental organizations are dedicated to working for the children with special needs regardless of their class, culture, race or religion. With education playing a key role in the upliftment of society and bringing about a socio-economic change, they are specially focused upon educating the special kids through adapted teaching methodologies. The interventionists identify their behavioural problems first, thereafter, trying to understand their needs and devise strategies accordingly.Therapy Sessions for Rehabilitation...more