Massage Deal, Food & Other Items Seen in my 3TV Segment

If you caught my lifestyle segment that aired on the KTVK “Your Life A to Z” show today and you want to see more of what I discussed, it is all here.  The fantastic massage deal that is being offered, how to determine which power of reading glasses you need in just 3 seconds, the […]

Don’t Just Eye It: All About Reading Glasses

As I stood in the sunlight last year squinting while I looked down at the instructions on the vitamin bottle, my daughter asked me what in the world was I doing and did I need help reading something.  Yes indeed I did but I wasn’t ready to mess with learning about and shopping for reading glasses.  A […]

Better Than Before, A Positive Mammogram Experience

At 49 years old, I have had three mammograms in my 40s.  My doctor encourages me to have yearly mammograms, especially since we have this awful disease in our family. I had been putting off my most recent one because the last time I went it was pretty uncomfortable starting with the long wait in […]

For My Blog Readers: 35% Discount Off Massage at Movement Restoration!

One thing I love about having my blog is that I get to work with fantastic partners who give my readers great discounts sometimes and this savings is off one of my very favorite things ever…MASSAGE!  I like the hot stones massage, the Swedish type without stones, reflexology…pretty much all of it!  So a big […]

Teens, Text Neck & Movement Restoration to the Rescue!

Manic:  My daughter, her pals (AND myself included) and the amount of time we all spend texting! Because this full time texting is a relatively new phenomenon, I believe that we are all guinea pigs with this addictive trend when it comes to the physical toll it may be placing on our bodies. I also believe […]

Our One Big Change & One Small One for Allergy Relief!

Allergy season has arrived!  Ah choo….watery eyes, scratchy throat…ugh!  No fun!  So our family tried two remedies, one giant one and one small daily change (a drink recipe) and both have made a difference.  I have actually been off Claritin for three months now!  Check out these ideas out that I showed in my recent […]

Family Wellness Ideas That Have Been Working For Us!

From my KTVK Channel 3 segment on the “Your Life A to Z” show that aired today…. The main reason I blog is to share ideas on how to make our manic lives a bit more managed and when I find natural remedies that work, I get really excited and I can’t wait to share […]

Trying This! A Pro Trainer’s 1 Day Detox Diet

Another reason I LOVE my gym and my trainer, Carlos Monge of Body By Design is because in addition to the challenging, age appropriate workouts he gives us, Carlos also sends his clients weekly emails with inspirational ideas on how to live and eat to compliment exercise to get the best results and optimal health.   […]

Five Foot Injuries Later: Recovering Naturally Without Cortisone

Manic:  Me and my poor right foot!  In my 48 years, I broke the same ankle three times, battled plantar fasciitis and most recently sprained the top of my foot in October!  I have since healed and done so naturally, I’m happy to report! Managed:  For the 5th time in a row, I was able […]

From My Trainer: New Year Nutrition Tips

Manic:  The onslaught of calories, sugar and goodies that come with the holidays!  My pants are fitting a little tighter, proving that my Christmas calories and seasonal sugars have slipped through my lips and found their way to other parts of my body. Managed: Not gonna lie.  Gonna enjoy New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day […]

An Injured Foot & Hypothyroidism: My Recent Health Reality Check – Ladies Listen To Your Body!

Manic:  Me…a few weeks back with lots of gym workouts (that was good) and moving too fast every day, literally (not good) as I worked to balance the demands of parenting two teenagers, a freelance career, home and more.  The logo that my original webmaster designed for me hits the nail on the head!  The […]

Age Appropriate Fitness Training Has Me Sweating…AND Smiling

Manic:  Maintaining a workout, with my schedule and with my aging body that grows older each day! Managed:  Found an incredible trainer who trains, while taking age into account, making the workout challenging, interesting…and safe for my age.  So awesome! And just because he takes age into account doesn’t mean that he goes easy on […]

Still Love My Fitbit…But Be Warned About Recall

Several weeks ago I wrote about how I am addicted to my Fitbit and how much I love it.  I reviewed how it works and how I use the app as well to track my steps, nutrition and more.  You can read that article here if you missed it.  So I still love my Fitbit […]

This Fabulous Fashion Piece Is An Exercise Tool!

I had a terrific response to my article yesterday about the Fitbit and thank you for leaving comments, too.  I love getting feedback when I write my blog articles!  You are not going to believe this, but this beautiful gold bracelet that I’m sporting in the picture below is my bracelet that holds my Fitbit […]

Why I’m Happily Addicted To My Fitbit!

Manic:  My fitness routine when I try to incorporate a healthy lifestyle into my busy schedule…with this blog and my freelance career, I do a lot of sitting at this keyboard, which we are hearing more and more now, is quite unhealthy for us. Managed:  Finally bought myself a Fitbit after hearing several friends rave […]