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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 ...
Can 21 Days Make a Difference?

Can 21 Days Make a Difference?

Growing up, I had horrible experiences with the dentist. My parents emphasized good habits of brushing our teeth and made sure we were happy with the toothbrushes and toothpaste we had. From what I remember, we did a pretty good job. Unfort ...
Slow Cooker Meatless Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Meatless Chili Recipe

When we started watching our food intake a few years ago, one of the most successful habits we adopted was to log everything into MyFitnessPal. Not only did we watch the calories but we also monitored the additional nutritional components t ...
Can’t Beat Grilled Onions

Can’t Beat Grilled Onions

When we started watching what we ate a few years back, we tried to make choices that fit not just to our “diet” but also to our minds. Completely cutting out foods that we loved and enjoyed just didn’t make sense. There ...
Weighing Our Options

Weighing Our Options

It is hard to believe that a few years ago, when I stepped on a scale, I would get really upset. Sadness and depression always followed. The scales tipped at a weight that – based on my height – classified me as obese. As we sta ...
Kids Asked for More VEGETABLES!

Kids Asked for More VEGETABLES!

I hate to feel like a food snob (because I’m not) but my husband actually caught me using the phrase “flavor profiles” the other day. It’s just that since we started eating healthier, I have more of an awareness of f ...