Last year my mother passed away from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. I haven’t really talked about it much on the blog because it has been quite difficult to find the words. As my mother was going through treatment, in and out of the hospital, for almost a year, Dan and I spent a lot of time with her and my family.
Have you ever struggled to fall asleep? Or maybe you toss and turn in the middle of the night? How about feeling tired even after you’ve slept for hours? I think we have all felt at least one (if not all) of these occasionally. However, most of us don’t deal with it on a daily basis. Luckily!
I’m starting to feel it… November is in full swing and every morning my bed feels increasingly comfortable. I want to stay curled up under the covers and sleep. It now takes 2-3 cups of coffee for me to start to wake up. My mind and body are getting ready for shorter days, lower temperatures, and
If you are like me, you probably have a hard time getting enough exercise in a day. I recently jumped on the activity tracker bandwagon and found that when I am deep into my work, I get less than 2000 steps in a day! That was a real eye opener for me and I’ve been looking for ways to make getting my 10,000 steps a day easier.
Recently I told you about some ways you may not have heard about to control your appetite. Well, I have been using the one, Meta Appetite Control, since then and I can tell you that it really works! As someone who works from home, it is really tough for me not to snack all day long […]
Cravings and hunger pains are the top 2 things that keep me from staying on track with a healthy lifestyle. It is almost impossible for me to ignore that chocolate cupcake piled high with icing when my stomach is grumbling. And it is very hard to focus on work when all I can think about […]
Recently, I’ve written about what you should do if your spouse doesn’t want to get healthy, and I’ll be honest, this is something my husband tries to help me with. I struggle with motivation and constantly look for new reasons to get myself moving. Lately, I’ve discovered something that helps me, I created something that helps me and I’m going to tell you all about both of them!
The other day I came upon this interesting graphic from Think About Your Eyes, a national campaign promoting the benefits and importance of eye health. They surveyed members of a national fitness center and found that even though they realized the importance of their body health and fitness, they tend to neglect their eye health.
Earlier this year I 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 some ways that we have been able to keep our relationship strong despite my chronic migraines.
Did you know that being a dog owner can make you healthier and give you a longer life? Our canine friends help to lower stress, anxiety, and even blood pressure. Obviously, you want to return the favor and make your dog’s life as long and healthy as you can. Dogs need exercise to be healthy. […]