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 […]

All About Allergy Skin Testing

Since I am running some of my most popular blog posts to celebrate my blog’s 4th anniversary this year, here is my article that ran four years ago about skin allergy testing.  I thought this was timely to run again since so many of us are knee deep (or perhaps I should say nose deep) […]

My 2nd Most Read Blog Post Ever: My Plantar Fasciitis Alternative Treatment Results!

My blog just turned 4 years old!  Happy Anniversary to!  To celebrate and to welcome the many new readers who have recently subscribed (thank you!), I am running some of my most read articles and today’s is all about how I was able to cure my plantar fascittis and heel spur without needing a […]

Video Demo Of How I Make My Healthy Coconut Oil Coffee Latte

I continue to get interest and compliments on my version of a Bulletproof Vanilla Latte, so I recently showed exactly how I make it on my morning show. The health benefits of this morning java drink are fully explained in my previous article that you can find here. So check this out and try one […]

Our Homemade Teen Approved Healthy Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Manic:  Balancing breakfast with busy school day mornings and making sure that my teenagers eat at all, much less gobble down a healthy meal that is quick to prepare as well.  Not always an easy feat! Managed:  Worked with my teen daughter to put together a homemade yogurt parfait that is healthy and that she […]

All Over Olive Oil Beauty Treatments

Manic:  The expense and the time it takes to keep up my beauty routine from head to toe. Managed:  Looked no further than my pantry and found a magical bottle of Extra Virgin olive oil to treat the body with healthy and simple beauty ideas that will also save you money on unnecessary beauty products. From […]

Mix It Up With Battle Ropes In Your Workout

Manic:  Keeping myself on a consistent workout schedule.  In other words, getting there…and moreover getting myself to the gym so that I get a good sweat on at least four times a week. Managed:  Working out with a trainer who keeps it interesting by constantly adding new elements into my fitness plan.  Most recently, he […]

I Finally Tried Aromatherapy Oils

Manic:  Life….but in a good way, most of the time. Managed:  After hearing so many of my friends swear by aromatherapy oils and remembering how much I love the professional oils that the massage therapists use at the spa, I finally decided to try oils for myself. My choice is the Nectar Essences breathe me […]

AZ Local: Soothe Sends Soothing Same Day Massage To You!

One thing I love about having this blog is that I get to try cool stuff out to review for my readers, so when Soothe contacted me about scheduling a trial massage that could happen in my home in as little as one hour notice, I signed right up!  And I liked it so much […]

Perfecting Your Plank: The Right Way To Do It

Ever since I discovered my beloved gym, Method 19, I have paid close attention to my form when I work out.  I am always amazed just how much more a correct exercise can be felt versus the incorrect way to do it.  A lot of us do planks, so I asked trainer, Bret Al-Imari with Method […]

Need A Recipe? Check Out Our Handy Recipe Index!

Manic:  The recipes on my blog!  We have quite a few good ones, but the dinner ideas, cocktails, lunch recipes and more were all scattered about my website with no placement order. Managed:  My awesome webmaster, Mattbob with Greenish Orange, organized my recipes into handy categories that include breakfast, dinner, snacks, desserts and more.  So the […]