I was at the grocery store this weekend, when I noticed a brand of Black Beans on sale for less than a dollar a can. Plus they were Reduced Sodium, double score!
I decided to stock up. I piled several cans into my cart, when I decided, ... Read more
I’ve been eating really healthy. Lots of veggies, broccoli, asparagus, carrots, etc. But there’s a side effect…and I’m sure many know what I’m talking about…gas.
I eat my lunch of veggies and chicken and by 2pm I swell up lik... Read more
One year anniversary of my mother’s death.
Plus, I learned today that while my income hasn’t changed my student loan payments are going to triple.
Oh, yeah, and my office is still stressing about budget cuts, and how much will ... Read more
I’ve been swimming, I’ve been lifting weights, I’ve been doing cardio. I bike to work, I use the restroom on the first floor so I have to walk up and down stairs. I take a 30 minute walk at lunch.
And how am I rewarded for all of ... Read more
My roommate is 5’4” and 140lbs. Anyone looking at her would consider her very fit and healthy.
I am 5’6” and 190lbs. I am obese.
However, that really doesn’t say much.
My roommate is a “vegetarian”, which fo... Read more
Yes, having a rockin' beach bod that can literally stop traffic would be amazing...but not getting Alzheimer's is even better.
www.prevention.com/healt h/health-concerns/how-exer cise-can-help-prevent-alzh eimers-disease?ci... Read more
It’s a long story, but a year ago I cut the cable. I dropped both TV and internet in my home. If I needed to go online, I had to find a place with Wifi, like the local library.
It did suck sometimes. I’d want to order a pizza, and ... Read more
Last night I ran on the elliptical for an hour. I then got home, looked at the pool and thought, "That looks so great." So I jumped in, for an hour.
By the time I got out I was completely drained, had a headache, and was feeling dizzy. ... Read more
I will admit, that sadly, I am a complete incompetent when it comes to money. Managing my student loan debt stresses me out to levels that will leave me tense and anxiety ridden for days.
I just had to re-do some paperwork, because appa... Read more
Saturday, I got up bright and early and spent the entire day moving big heavy furniture and boxes, onto a truck and then up a flight of stairs in 100 degree heat. I had a massive, pounding headache by the end of the day.
Sunday, I contin... Read more
Moving stress, Allergy Attack, Flu Shot that turned into the Flu. Yeah, it’s been a “fun” week.
And I have a weekend of hauling boxes, cleaning, and unpacking to look forward to.
But when it's all done, I will be within walk... Read more
I’ve hit a wall with my diet. To put it simply, I’m sick of everything. I have always cooked my own meals. And I tend to cook a lot of food, which can then be divided into smaller containers that I can just pop in the microwave during the... Read more
I went to a chiropractor to try and help with a bizarre, phantom itch I’ve had on my arms for the last few years. He adjusted me, messaged out my muscles, etc. And I was sent home, were all Hell broke loose and everything relaxing he’d don... Read more
There is no gym machine, no weight training routine, no Pilates class as intense as having to spend a whole weekend cleaning a massively overgrown backyard.
I had to spending the weekend pulling up a forest of weeds taller than I am and s... Read more
My plan last night was to have pizza. I fully believe it’s good to have the occasional “bad” meal in order to develop a healthy relationship with those kinds of food.
Saying, “I will never have chocolate again.” Is just going ... Read more