Bom, bom, bom, bom. Alarm goes off at 6:00 a.m. The alarm clock sounds like it’s screaming WAKE-UP at you every time it rings. Hit the snooze a few times then finally get out of bed about 6:30. You have already started battling the clock. Shuffle to the bathroom and get in the shower. Starting… Read More Is This How Your Day Starts?
I am approached quite often by folks my age and older asking what I’m doing to lose the weight I have and how I’m kept it off. Unfortunately, when I give them the answer, the response is more often than not “I can’t do that because……” This post was originally written on Father’s Day for… Read More My Health Is Important Because….
When you make the commitment to living a healthy lifestyle, eventually your thoughts will turn to exercise. Or rather what’s the best way to check exercise off your to do list. But with all the craziness of the current pandemic, is it safe to go to the gym? My answer? Do whatever what makes you… Read More Healthy Living: Is it safe to go to the gym?
Summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime. Artists: The Jamies 1958 Hot. Humid. Afternoon showers. You guessed it. It’s summertime! Don’t worry about rainy days – learn to dance in the rain! The best part of summer is that we are able to take our workouts outside. Read this next: Reasons to exercise outside. This week my… Read More Summertime. Summertime. Sum Sum Summertime.
Mom is here for the winter. She comes down from Ohio usually the end of December/beginning of January depending on if she’s traveling to see my brother or sister. She timed it perfectly this year since the midwest and northeast have been getting slammed with winter storms. Last we heard from my sister in Cleveland,… Read More Everyone starts somewhere.
Probably once a week maybe more, I talk to someone who is upset by the numbers they see when they step on the scale. And I SO get it because I always have the same gut reaction. Generally I want to pitch the scale out back and let the horses trample it. You guessed it. I… Read More You are more than numbers on a scale.
How was summer? Did you enjoy a vacation or two? How about those picnics and barbeques? They were fun right? So have you slipped out of your shorts and tried to get into a pair of jeans and they’re a wee bit tighter than the last time you wore them? Don’t worry! It happens to… Read More How To Get Back On Track.
Writing this week’s article early Sunday afternoon while waiting for my daughter to arrive. Yesterday, my husband and I attended a beautiful wedding and had a blast with important friends in our lives. Today will be spent with my daughter and her boyfriend. They will be here for the evening and head back to Tallahassee… Read More Why we need fitness friends.
Perfection. The need to be perfect can be so scary to many of us that it can stop us dead in our tracks. But when it comes to our health, do we really need to be perfect ALL the time? Trying to do our best is a great thing but when we are so focused… Read More It’s okay not to be perfect all the time.
Time to address the other “D” word. Do you know what D word I’m referring to? No, it’s not diet. The “D” word I’m referring to is discipline. Not the type of discipline where we correct our kids. The discipline I am referring to is more along the line of self-control and self-motivation to stay… Read More That other “D” word. Discipline.