This is not a post telling you how to survive Thanksgiving without gaining weight. I'm not going to offer suggestions such as choose the pumpkin pie over the pecan pie because it's healthier or has less calories. I have been that girl in the past but I am not preaching that sermon any … Read more about Eat Drink and Be Thankful
I've been busy today trying to get ahead of the week. One of the main things I try to do on Sundays is make a plan for the week. I get out my old school calendar book and write out my schedule of classes I'm teaching, clients I'm seeing, meetings, anything big that has to get … Read more about Weekly Meal Plan (Aug 27)
It's that time of year. The school season is just around the corner. Whether you have little preschoolers underfoot, college kids moving out or anything in between, or even are completely out of the whole "school season" time of life, we all typically feel the change in schedules, mindsets and … Read more about 5 Tips for Success this Fall
We are back from a great family vacation. It was so nice to have the three boys together along with our nephew for some laid back time in the sun, a day spent on a boat, hanging out in the beautiful Caribbean waters, enjoying some ferocious card games and, of course, sharing some mighty good … Read more about My Top Three Post Vacation Tips
It's no secret that summertime is my all time favorite time of year. And during the summer, this very week is always even better. This week has been a beach week for my family for as long as I can remember. We have always loved celebrating the 4th of July. So, I know there are lots of you out … Read more about How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Beating Yourself Up
I live by the mantra of a balanced healthy lifestyle. I live it myself and want it for everyone I come into contact with. I do not believe in perfection. I do not believe we can be all or nothing of one thing at all times. I do believe you can exercise and workout, have your cake, enjoy it, and … Read more about Why Balance Can Be a Big Fat Lie
Summer is Here!! Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer - and a big celebration weekend for lots of folks. It's a wonderful long weekend spent around the pool, lake, beach, barbecues, and parties. This always means lots of food around. Lots of options for not so great choices, … Read more about Memorial Day Made Easy!
I have shared in this space before that I have Meniere's Disease. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the ear and can cause ringing or tinitus in the ear or ears, vertigo, and hearing loss. You can read more of my experience with these things here, here and here. About a year ago I … Read more about Make Yourself a Job . . . an audio update
WELCOME to the 4 Week Beat Busyness Challenge! I am so happy you are here. If you are here is must mean you want something different. You want off the hamster wheel you may have found yourself on. I am looking forward to seeing how far we can go in the next four weeks to recapture our time, our … Read more about LEAVE THE DUSTBUNNIES . . . GATHER CONNECTIONS THIS WEEK
I spent the day with my oldest son, whom I always refer to here as the Third Son. At one point I looked around the airplane hanger we were standing in and I said to him that I was sure I could find a way to make our day into a healthy living blog post. And I did. So here you go . . . When I … Read more about Reasons to Get out of Your Comfort Zone
When I sat down to write I was initially going to write about getting over a plateau in your fitness and health journey. That typically happens about this time in February. However, I had read an article that set me to thinking. (yeah, that can be a dangerous thing my family says) So, the whole … Read more about At Least I’m Not Throwing Up
Well, here we are at Week 4 AND Thanksgiving Week. My how time flies! I've gone through this workout myself and love that it hits a little bit of everything in one workout. Quick and Efficient. Perfect for a busy week. During the week of Thanksgiving, may of the healthy living blogs and sites … Read more about WORKOUT #4. . . and a Thanksgiving Reminder!