Wrong Diagnosis

2009 was supposed to be my summer of fun. A cruise in May with my daughter and sister in law and then a fun sightseeing\shopping trip in August through Colorado, Wyoming & Utah. But an irregularity in my menstrual cycle cast a shadow over my fun as my worry increased....more

Shedding That Winter Coat...On Your Legs

Ever notice that men have a celebratory winter month for officially growing beards, but there’s no similar start date for women? That’s because you don’t get to boss us around, partner. We take the entire winter season as our permission to quit shaving our legs, and we let it grow until it’s as glorious and thick as a mandolin player’s beard, or until it’s warm enough in the bathroom to be naked for more than 30 seconds and we look down to see our lower half resembling something out of the Country Bear Jamboree....more

Fat-Shaming: Are Legitimately Unhealthy Fat People Hiding Behind the Term?

The Urban Dictionary has defined 'fat-shaming' as "a term made by obese people to avoid the responsibility to actually take proper care of their body". As an exercise physiologist, nutritionist, and research scientist who studies obesity and one who’s battled the disease all my life, I’m not diametrically opposed to this definition in cases where the term 'fat' isn’t used maliciously....more

12 signs of the silent killer(infographic)

Embedded from Health For Her...more

Menopause, it's closer than you think!

Menopause, it's closer than you think!By Alison Brown | The Change Explainedhttp://wobcmagazine.com/viewarticle.aspx?smid=7023&aid=23689#wobcmagazine ...more