In the past, I’ve told you how my chronic migraines affect my life. As a migraineur (a migraine sufferer) it is really easy for me to get caught up in how my migraines affect me and forget how it may affect my loved ones—especially my husband. Chronic illness can be tough on a marriage. Here are […]
We are well into winter now, and I’m sure you or your spouse has had at least one sore throat, cough or flu-like aches and pains. Am I right? Having a sick spouse can be a really tough thing. You want to help him feel better, but you also don’t want to catch whatever he has.
There are many elements that go into a great sexual encounter. Some of these components include mutual attraction and self-confidence. But when the moment comes to perform you want to know you have the strength and stamina to bring your A game and enjoy a strong finale.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends that adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week. That is 2.5 hours every week. Are you getting this aerobic activity in each week? It is actually pretty easy when you consider that brisk walking is a moderate-intensity aerobic activity! Related post: 3 Ways […]
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 […]