Tools to Manage Your Diabetes and Improve Self Care

So, if you’re looking for a few free tools to manage your diabetes, keep reading for a few that my husband uses or has used. My husband was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a little more than ten years ago. At the time, it was a huge shock to him because he had never been focused […]

How to Stop Forearm Discomfort While Using Kettlebells

Are you wondering how to stop forearm discomfort while using Kettlebells? Working out with a kettlebell is a part of my fitness routine on many days. I find them a lot more fun to use than traditional hand weights and a lot more versatile. Stop Forearm Discomfort While Using Kettlebells As with any exercise, you can […]

7 Important Things to Understand About Electrolytes for Health

Are you curious about electrolytes for health? I watch my weight and healthy carefully. And, I’m concerned about the sugar in the leading sports drinks. Some have 10 packs or more and little nutritional value.  No wonder so many athletes drink plain water.  But our bodies need electrolytes before, during and after exercise. So, plain […]

How To Buy Athletic Shoes and Which Type You Need

When you’re considering a new exercise routine, one of the first things you need to do is learn how to buy athletic shoes.  When I was younger, I exercised in whatever type of shoes I had on. If I walked during my lunch break at work, I wore my dress flats.  If it was a […]

Eight Things That May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

It seems as though every day we learn something new about how to reduce your risk of breast cancer. I know that I’ve often wondered if I’m doing enough by making lifestyle changes. Or, if there’s something else I need to do to help. Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer Of course, I’m not a […]

Healthy Easter Ideas for Busy Families to Enjoy

Check out these healthy Easter ideas to make the most of your holiday. So, Easter is one of my favorite holidays. But, it’s not because of the baskets full of Easter candy. I love the theme of spring and resurrection and new beginnings. Healthy Easter Ideas Finding healthy Easter ideas can be a challenge. It […]

How to Prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Have you ever wondered why you keeping getting urinary tract infections (UTIs) and how to prevent them? At 52, I’ve had my share of UTIs and I’ve educated my daughter on the steps she should take to try to prevent them as well. No matter how committed we are, behavioral and lifestyle changes alone aren’t […]

Posture and Back Pain and How to Improve Your Posture

I’ve often wondered about the connection between posture and back pain.  I’ve had lower back pain for most of my life and lately, I have been wondering if there is a way to improve your posture that will help reduce back pain.   Posture and Back Pain  Posture is something that I am not really aware […]

Personal Safety Tips for Walking Alone at Dusk or at Night

If you love walking, check out these safety tips for walking alone. I really enjoy walking as a way to exercise and a way to relax. Marty is disabled and not able to join me on my walks. So that means I generally walk by myself, and that’s OK.  I’ve turned it into a little […]

Help Protect Against Flu Virus With These Simple Tips

This post is made possible by the American Lung Association, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. If protecting against flu viruses is high on your list this year, you’ll want to keep reading for a few simple […]