Stacey and I have been working out at the gym together following a system outlined in the book Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week by Doug McGuff M.D. and John Little. This doable approach has opened a nice window of sharing for us as a couple.
Both Dan and I work from home and are quite sedentary for most of the day due to this. We get out to the gym twice a week for weightlifting and Dan goes to kickboxing classes a couple times per week, but other than that and walking the dog, we are sitting at our computers or in front of the TV.
If you have a full-time job and not a lot of time to spend with your spouse, the last thing you want to do is leave work and spend another hour at the gym away from them. Lucky for you, there are a many ways you can get that exercise in as a couple and […]
Every time I am at the grocery store I discover a new product I want to try. I go through this conversation in my head that usually ends with me convincing myself not to spend extra money on something I’m not sure we are even going to like. The “saver” in me always seems to win out! That is why I love when I can get free samples of products.
Many believe that sex can be hard on a body especially an aging one. In certain cases, this can be quite true, however, for the majority, sex is an extremely healthy activity and has been linked to various health benefits over the years. Here are 7 ways sex makes you healthier. 7 reasons that sex […]
Looking for an inexpensive hobby you and your spouse can enjoy together? Check out Coloring Books for Grown-Ups. Now I know what you’re thinking, you’re envisioning the coloring books from your childhood and a set of crayons. Today’s adult coloring books are a so much more sophisticated, and there’s one for just about every interest. Did […]
Caring for our other half isn’t always so easy. They can be really whiny, needy, and adding that on to an already long list of duties can be overwhelming. However, we are supposed to be our spouse’s comfort and support. Through sickness and health, isn’t that what the vows said? It can be two different […]
Most people believe that a proper diet and routine exercise are the only two components necessary for maintaining good health. Regular exposure to adequate sunlight is an often-overlooked requirement for those who want to stay in peak physical and mental health. Sunlight is the body’s main source of vitamin D. This vitamin is critical for […]
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As a chronic migraine sufferer, I have missed out on many important events in my life. I’ve missed holiday celebrations, dates, and birthday parties. It is upsetting, not only for me but for my husband and family as well. Early last year my husband and I were traveling to his parents’ house a couple hours away. Everyone in the family was going out to dinner to celebrate his mother’s birthday. While in the car, I started to develop a migraine. I couldn’t believe it. I was going to miss out on another celebration!