Mom Knew Best - Liver and Onions - Ew!!!

Practice #2 Eating Naturally – not from boxes ...more

Beginner's Guide to Calories and Fitness

Trying to figure out why you aren’t losing weight, or getting the results you want from your fitness routine can be frustrating.  Or even if you’re new to this stuff and just don’t know where to start, sometimes just giving up can seem like the easiest way to deal with it all.  It’s all really not that complicated, it just takes a little effort, some research, and some serious determination....more

3 People You Need In Your Life Right Now!

It's Friday!   YEESSSS!   ...more

Tell Your Scale to Go to Hell!

Dear Scale, I don’t like who I am with you in my day-to-day life. We’re breaking up! I broke up with my scale – that dirty witch. I used to let that drugstore piece of plastic determine how I felt about myself.It was a whole process to weight myself, too. First I’d make sure I didn’t even have a sip of water in the morning. I’d get naked. Go to the bathroom. Then I’d make sure that the scale was on an even spot on the bathroom floor – I couldn’t have some uneven spot in the floor jacking up my results....more

"Trying again" check-in

A little while back I shared that I was trying again - that is, getting myself back on track with healthy living in order to reach and maintain a healthy weight. It's only been a few weeks since I made that decision, but I thought it was time for me to check in and let you all know how I'm doing. ...more

My addiction to my fitness band

One of my favorite Christmas presents from my always generous husband was a new fitness band, the Jawbone UP. The band is a “holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle,” according to Jawbone....more

Work Out Your Brain for Health

Trying again

This morning I did something that I haven't done since, oh, sometime in May: I dragged out and dusted off the Wii Fit Balance Board, replaced the long-dead batteries in the remote, and... gulp... weighed myself, prepared for the worst. And the news was pretty terrible. ...more

GMOs, Allergies, and Your Child's Career.

  This is my sweet 5 month old baby Codan aka Code. When I was pregnant I took an expensive brand of prenatal and DHA vitamins.  I drank green shakes every morning. I did yoga. I birthed him naturally without Pitocin or an Epidural in my master bedroom. I opted out of vitamin K, hep B, and eye ointment....more

There's No Such Thing As GMO Popcorn And Other Things You Should Know

GMOs have become big business - not only for those marketing them, but for those businesses catering to the people who wish to avoid them.  This has resulted in a lot of confusing labels, controversy and mis-information. Hopefully this post will help clear up a few things....more