Health

Getting Fit at 40

How Do I Get Fit at 40? I’ve been spending a lot of time lately…

10 Precious Tips To Help You Get Better At Staying True to Your Health Goals

Recently I reviewed my health goals to check in if I have been staying true…

My Post Partem Depression Story

**UPDATED June 24, 2017. This post contains affiliate links My post partem depression trigger In…

How to Eat a Sugar-Free Diet

We all know that sugar is not good for us. It leads to a host…

Happy Earth Day 2015!

I have always been concerned about the Earth yet somehow now that I have children…

Laser Quest 7th Birthday Party

Happy birthday to my little guy who turns 7 today. He was SO excited for…

Elf on the Shelf Mischief & Idea Calendar

My daughter (8 years old) was teasing her brother by pretending to touch our Elf…

Adventures in Falling Asleep

Bedtime has been an adventure for us since I was pregnant with my first child.…

Halloween Candies – Oh Boy!

In my part of the world, Halloween is all about dressing up and getting candy!…

Club House

My husband works with printers and photocopiers and computers. The last few months there were…

I’m Going To Freeze This Winter!

Our 8 year old daughter enjoyed dancing from ages 2 until she was 5. Her…

Why Is The Ice Rink So Cold?

We put it off for as long as possible but it is now official –…

Natural Remedy for Strep Throat

The last few months I’ve had recurring strep throat. I am convinced the last dose…

Bee Sting

While we were on vacation, my little guy got bitten by a bee – right…

Toothless Smiles

It took a long time to start losing teeth but once they started they keep…

Couch to 5K Check-In #5

I am loving the Couch to 5K challenge by the Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. I…

C25K – Week 2 Update

I mentioned last week that I joined the Couch to 5km Challenge.  The first week was great…

Couch to 5K Challenge

I’ve been stalling in my weight loss efforts. I’m really good at maintaining my weight…

Eating Through Christmas

We have been so blessed. Our little family enjoyed such a wonderful Christmas with extended…

Sewing and Family Fun

It took me the greater part of the month to get to sewing again. Before…

Weight Watching

How come it is the night that you plan to do all sorts of things…

Brazil Butt Lift

With the Olympics having started this past week, I’ve been inspired to work out. I…

Weekend Weight Loss

During the week I have a pretty good routine for eating. Having the home daycare…

Weight and Craft Challenge Update

I’m doing all I can to stop thinking about and eating when it’s not a…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Days 11-14

It seems that I make it to mid-week and then I read the daily challenges…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Day 10

Click here to see Day 10 full challenge. Michele says, “Today we want to get…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Days 5-9

I have some catch up to do. With the Easter long weekend and a lot…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Day 4

Click here for Day 4 full challenge. Most people with weight to lose are eating…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Day 3

I don’t know what happened yesterday but I didn’t happen to get to Day 3.…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Day 2

Click here for Day 2’s full challenge. We’re going to go for a walk today!…

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Day 1

Click to see the full challenge for Day 1. The challenge started yesterday but we’ll…

Head Lice

We were on vacation for the past two weeks, visiting with family. This past week…

The Candida-Free Diet 1

On Monday (yesterday) I started my first day of a 2-week “candida diet”. As I…

New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year to think about what we want to accomplish in the…

Getting Ready For Fall

After the last post, and with your encouragement, my butt is a little more in…

Shred It

This is the month. I am committing to working out daily with Jillian Michaels 30…

The Eyes

My eyes are wonky again. When I was pregnant with Ava in 2006 I had…

H1N1 Vaccination

Flu season has arrived and so has the issue of vaccination and the new string…

Going Bananas

My head’s a-spinning. I am reducing my meds and I thought I was doing better.…

Health Busters

Thanks to Simple Mom for the article on “Watch Out for These Health Busters“. I’m…

Weight Obsession

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~ Confucius ~ I started…

Weight Gain Surprise

The joke must be on me but I’m not getting it. I figured out that…

Workin Out Wednesday ~ Wii Fit

I’m having a really tough time with this whole weight issue. Let me explain ……

Workin’ Out Wednesday ~ Running

We went away this past weekend to my in-laws. It was a nice weekend but…

Workin’ Out Wednesday ~ Feeling Great

I am feeling great. The cold has finally subsided. On Friday night I figured I…

Workin’ Out Wednesday ~ Running Room

Even though I’ve had a chest cold, I signed up for a learn to run…

Workin Out Wednesday ~ Home Exercises

I (finally) came up with some exercises I want to do on a daily basis.…

Workin Out Wednesday ~ Weight Watchers

Last week was a bust. I did go out to dinner on Saturday night with…

They’re Back!

The kids are back from a nice mini-vacation at Mama and Papa’s (my parents). It…

Workin Out Wednesday

Here I thought I was being an original and, after the famous “Google” search again,…

Foiled by the Gym Schedule

All weekend I have been waiting to go to the gym. The children are too…

The Daily Plate

My sister-in-law, Caralin, and I have decided to join forces to lose weight together. We…

Weight Struggles

I think I had mentioned I had lost all of the baby weight from Travis…

Being Mindful

I love this post from My Simpler Life and so I have recycled this post…

Slimfast

I was going to write every day this month. So far I’m a little off…

Organic Food – Oprah Article Summary

Reading Oprah’s website, I liked what her expert Sophie Uliano had to say about organic…