Diary of a Mid-Life Mother Re-Inventing herself

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Cranberry Kick report: Day 1 of detox drinks with my Juice Plus ladies

 Cranberry Kick challenge for January: A detox drink...more

Fitness Tips for Busy Girl Bosses

We all know that working out is good for us. It helps us have a positive self and body image, it produces endorphins, improves our metabolism and is just plain good for us.And as entrepreneurs, it is especially important to make sure we get our sweat on.  Studies show that the most successful people in business, engage in some sort of physical activity for at least 30 minutes, 5 days a week.  It helps them focus throughout the day and their bodies are better able to ward of illnesses and colds....more

#MicroblogMonday #3 – Regaining My Health

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too.Here we are. The first week of January, 2015. Which marks the busiest month of the entire year at the gym. Most of those new faces are ones of those who have made resolutions to finally get healthy. Many will start to watch their resolutions go by the wayside by February....more

10 Ways to Beat Sugar Cravings

Hello. I’m Meadoe and I’m addicted to sugar.  There are few things I enjoy more than a regular Coke, my  mother-in-law’s baking or a perfect piece of chocolate. I eat my cupcakes from the top down and I have wondered more than once why they don’t sell tubs of frosting from the middle of Oreos.   I more or less keep it in check all year, but then it sort of crumbles after Thanksgiving.  It seems like every January, I resolve to eat less sugar – probably because every Christmas, I seem to be on an all-cookie diet. I know I’m not the only one....more

Weekly Wellness Challenge: Meals and Menus.

This is quite possibly the most popular time of the year for all of us to set our sites on our goals, hit the gym, eat healthy, and really make the effort to live a healthy lifestyle. The gym is packed, classes are full, and everyone is getting a jump start on their spring and summer bikini bodies. Eating nutritious meals and packing lunches makes for easy ways to keep the our food habits in check so our gym efforts don’t go to waste. But then suddenly life starts to happen. Work gets hectic. Family time gets scattered. Socializing brings on some unhealthy choices....more

Superfood or Super Sham?

Vacay Workout - Park Edition

The holidays can make it hard to workout, especially if you're travelling. Sometimes you have to get creative. While we were in Arizona visiting my parents, we took a little walk to get some sort of workout in. We came up to a park and it was the perfect place to really get a workout in. Here is a some ideas that can make a pretty good impromptu workout!!...more

Body Image Solution: Elastic Pants

My thirties hit me a couple of years ago, and my metabolism went down the sh*tter. I miss the days when I could work out a reasonable, non-obsessive amount, eat moderately, go out drinking 'til 2 in the morning then have a greasy pizza, and still wake up thin everyday. Now, if I eat one potato chip, what I wake up like in the morning is a crap shoot. I don't get it; I really don't. I'm practically a different size everyday, fluctuating up and down, never knowing when or why I'll wake up bloated. I used to be able to predict bloat days, but sadly, this seems to be no longer the case....more