Have you had a massage lately? I bet you felt relaxed with less pain and more movement. Have you been trying to lose weight? I imagine you are watching what you eat and trying to exercise more. But did you know...
Willpower. Sounds like something a super hero should have: Superman has Super powers; Spiderman has “Spidey” sense; and Grocery Shopping Woman has Willpower! It seems that willpower is so strong and elusive that most of us simply do not...
There was a time I loved myself. There was a time I just lived being whomever I wanted to be. And I could be anything. There was a time when words couldn’t stop me, and life was full of...
During my pregnancies, I became very aware of the need for Folic Acid in my diet. But recent news stories have shared a warning - stay away from Folic Acid! What?! Folic Acid is an important B vitamin that helps your...
A rare and wonderful man left this world recently - my grandfather (papa). In his 86 years, Papa experienced a rather “basic life”; but one that touched many people. Clearly, he did not live forever, but in thinking of...
Ahhhhh, it's cold season...and I don't mean winter....I mean the sniffles and sneezes. My youngest son recently endured a month-long relationship with our tissue box before undergoing a tonsillectomy. Poor guy! And while I cared for him, I contemplated...
Hello holidays! Hello cakes, cookies, cocoas, cheeseballs and all the yummy sugary, fatty treats that you can imagine. This time of year, I actually crave peppermint mochas; such an odd and specific thing to crave. Being mindful of this...
Sometimes, I have the most random thoughts while grocery shopping. The most recent? - Why can I only get fresh cranberries around Thanksgiving and Christmas, but I can get cranberry juice year-round? Don't worry, I don't usually lose sleep...
No this isn't your computer co-worker joining his friends in his garage to jam. HA! Your IT Band is your Iliotibial Band. It is not a muscle but rather a deep fascial layer. This connective tissue runs along the outside of...
Fall is an excellent time to get to know pumpkins which I learned are an excellent source of fiber - Insoluble Fiber, that is. Did you know there are different kinds of fiber? Most of us know that we should...