A Year Today – Cancer and Life

It has been a year today since my husband’s surgery to remove a polyp that turned into a cancer diagnosis. … Continue ReadingA Year Today – Cancer and Life

Four Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss

I know I just told someone that this way of eating was like a marathon but I was wrong (and … Continue ReadingFour Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss

Strong, Fluid, Pain-Free Movement

I’m still having issues with my shoulder. I do basic stretches ever day and my range of motion has improved … Continue ReadingStrong, Fluid, Pain-Free Movement

Secrets From Your Personal Trainer – Give It a Year to Lose Weight

This really is the secret to long-term success: give yourself time.  If you don’t see immediate progress, give it more … Continue ReadingSecrets From Your Personal Trainer – Give It a Year to Lose Weight

How Your Body Responds To Exercise – The Oatmeal

I have wasted … I mean thoroughly enjoyed this man’s comic strips! http://theoatmeal.com/

Update: January 3, 2015

Well, before the recipe post-fest commences, I thought I would give everyone a proper update. My stats have been updated, … Continue ReadingUpdate: January 3, 2015

Sciatica – "Old People Issue"

Yeah, that’s what I thought. Only old people get sciatica. Then, one day a few years ago, I got this … Continue ReadingSciatica – "Old People Issue"

Fitness Is A Skill article and another mini-update

So, after a month of inactivity and a week of stretching/strengthening my shoulder, I did my first weight training this … Continue ReadingFitness Is A Skill article and another mini-update

A Month Of No Training

It’s been approximately one month since I stopped all training (weight and otherwise). Once Spring sprung, it was like getting … Continue ReadingA Month Of No Training

Not Quite O.T. – "The Fat Drug – How humankind unwittingly joined an experiment on antibiotics and weight gain."

You really should read this. It’s listed as an opinion piece from the New York Times but the fact that … Continue ReadingNot Quite O.T. – "The Fat Drug – How humankind unwittingly joined an experiment on antibiotics and weight gain."