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Natural Healing with Essential Oils

Natural Healing with Essential Oils

The other day I celebrated my 44th birthday. Yes, 44. Most of the time, I don’t feel 44 because I exercise regularly and try to make healthy food choices. Some people say that I don’t look 44 but that’s because they see me ...
Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

I’m not sure at what point things started to change but they did. My attitudes changed as did many of my actions. Maybe it was the result of living in Los Angeles; maybe it was when I became a mother. What changed? How I looked at the ...

Demystifying Avocados Plus Some Recipes

When we moved to Los Angeles, I didn’t have a car and regularly walked to the “downtown” shopping area about a mile from our apartment building. Along the way, there was a tree that would deposit produce on the sidewalk. N ...
Losing Weight With P3 Protein Packs

Losing Weight With P3 Protein Packs

Two and half years ago Nicole and I embarked on a weight loss journey. Like everyone else, we had tried this before with varying amounts of success. Our bookshelf was full of South Beach/Low-Carb/Flavor-of-the-week diet books and even more ...
Making a Protein Shake for Breakfast

Making a Protein Shake for Breakfast

During the winter months, we only make it to the gym twice a week but during the summer, we stay pretty active running and biking. No matter what the activity, I struggle to find balance in the foods because my body needs protein boosts fro ...
Smiling: 21 Days Later

Smiling: 21 Days Later

There is no doubt that as an adult, I’m well aware of what is good for my health and what is not. Yet 21 days ago, I shared my concerns about oral hygiene then openly admitted my faults. Driven by a combination of exhaustion and lazin ...
Healthy Eating at Panera

Healthy Eating at Panera

We’re fans of making sure we eat healthy foods like meatless chili and Sauteed Parmesan and Garlic Cauliflower but we also feel that eating out is important to maintaining our sanity. Anything in moderation is okay and restaurants lik ...
Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Unless we are talking about debilitating cramps or a serious migraine, I’ve never been one to rely on medicine to help me through my aches and pains. Thankfully, I’m not one who suffers from chronic pain so I’m able to be a litt ...
Hey, Turkey! Get Fit!

Hey, Turkey! Get Fit!

When there’s an opportunity to encourage our kids to eat right and stay active, we embrace it. They realized how much they enjoyed swimming and running so we got them involved in teams or races and purchased the tools and equipment to ...
Not All Breasts Are Created Equal

Not All Breasts Are Created Equal

It’s official… I’m no longer friends with my willpower. It has failed me. For quite some time, I was able to focus on my eating habits and portion control and lose weight. For just over 620 days, I logged into MyFitnessPal ...