Now that January is here, almost everyone we know is starting their annual diet. I cannot even count the number of diets I've started, some a complete and total failure almost immediately, some more manageable. Even thin people seem to think, worry and even obsess about their weight. And so for many people new year= new diet, and back to making themselves and everyone around them crazy. I think one of the greatest myths many of us swallow is that diet=healthy....more
Happy Friday! It is finally the weekend! It was definitely an adjustment getting back into a regular schedule during this first full week of 2015. I think I am ready to nap all weekend and stay warm inside during this cold snap!...more
One thing my readers ask me often is as a busy entrepreneur and mother, "Are there exercises that can be done in a few minutes, that actually make a difference?" Yes, there are! I love planks! Talk about a full body workout, in a few minutes. You may know planks for their core transforming powers, but did you know that you can work your whole body as well. From your shoulders to your legs, planks can transform your body, and you only need a few minutes because the variations are challenging and result producing.
If you've been reading around here for any amount of time, it's no secret that I'm continually trying to be healthier. While it's been an ongoing journey for me, I know a lot of people jump into it with the new year starting, so it's a hot topic right now. And honestly? That's great. It's awesome to bring attention to living healthier. Even though many people fall off the bandwagon, I'm convinced that each year more people stick to it for the long haul. After all, there was a year I was one of those people - my first stint with Weight Watchers began in January 2005....more
When the BF and I first met it was not love at first sight, don't get me wrong I did like him and thought he was a nice guy but you see he is a heavy guy. You may think me shallow, but it had nothing to do with his physical look, it was about his very potential of being a feeder. ...more
First off, get it out of your head that you require a personal trainer, costly equipment or fancy spandex clothes in order to exercise. There is a budget-friendly way to get fit for everyone on every budget!
Before you begin, make sure you're in good health by getting a check-up from your doctor.