Limbo Land

Limbo means pretty much the same thing in Spanish or English.    The land between the dead and the alive.  We just sit there neither dead or alive.  Just existing and letting life pass by without really living.How many of us live on Limbo Land?Limbo land is a place where some of us now and then get a visiting pass.It's a place that occasionally is pretty nice and comfortable, but leads nowhere specific.  It becomes so pleasant we just want to stay there for an indefinite time....more

Gena Lee Nolin battles thyroid disease

There's a song called "Anything is Possible." And when it comes to former "Baywatch" actress Gena Lee Nolin, it's clear that musical lyrics have met reality. The actress known for her sexy body is using her own experience with thyroid disease to help others, reports the Examiner....more

Making a Wellness Pact with Your Partner

While my website is devoted to gluten-free, allergen-free living, it is also devoted to my signature “Smart Nutrition Backed by Science”....more

Let the Photo come to You

Let the photo come to you. This is the message that I have consistently heard from my photography instructors. I better understood what this means while on a recent trip sitting in Union Square in San Francisco. If we had not sat in the Square for one hour, we would only have had an incomplete story of what we witnessed. ...more
Susanf Happy to know my words reached you Susanf! We are always in such a hurry these days, that ...more

The Art of Conversation - don't let it die in your family

 The Art of Conversation?  ConversationalizeBC - (Before Children) and when I still wore suits and went to offices I attended a series of workshops with an excellent trainer called Joseph Riggio. We were learning how to be our best selves and also how to track those signals in the system, or attributes of a person, in others.The first part of every exercise was 'Conversationalize'....more

Ways To Spruce Yourself Up

Losing one's self-confidence can be difficult. Our self-esteem can decrease due to a multitude of circumstances. However, the upside is we can recover. If you find yourself needing a self-esteem boost keep reading for ways to feel like yourself and better in no time.If you look good, you feel good. Give yourself a mini makeover. It doesn't have to be a drastic change. A new haircut or hairstyle, a new color of lipstick or lipgloss or adding a new, stylish piece to your wardrobe can give you a much needed boost....more

Serve to Win: The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence

No gluten. No dairy. No cold foods....more

Whole 30 Weight Loss Diet

Meet Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, the creators of what has become a viral weight loss and health success in the diet book world: "It Starts With Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways."...more

If Tomorrow were Today

I was standing in line at the grocery store the other day.Behind me, a tired little boy and his Mom were in conversation about the next errand on their list. The little tyke was not in agreement with Mom’s decision. “You said we’d go to the park today”, he said. “Tomorrow” she replied. “Tomorrow, Tomorrow, there are too many Tomorrows” he wisely replied. But there really aren’t too many Tomorrows....more

Fit to be Fat?

As you all know, I'm super passionate about fitness. But, I'd like to share a time when I was a bit confused as to what I wanted for my life.You're probably thinking that fitness is fitness, isn't it? And, the answer is YES. Sorta. Kinda. Ok, no, not really.Depending on who you ask, fitness can be a meathead in the gym. It can be a marathon runner. It might be a dancer. And it is, definitely, most athletes. (I say most because some may argue that bowling, pool, darts, and competitive eating are sports.)...more