Fitness: Exercises & recovery tips for bad knees or chronic pain

Exercise is imperative for those who suffer from ailments like arthritis. Like me. I’m a forty-something female with arthritis in the knees from repeated injuries due to hyper-mobility. Mobility at the best of times can be challenging. When you’re in pain, sometimes the last thing you want to think of is exercise. But trust me…

Easy and healthy smoothies! Perfect for summer!

The past few days, while recovering from a stomach bug, I’ve rediscovered my love for smoothies. When you don’t feel like eating very much or if you’re experiencing bloating from hormones – smoothies are a great way to fill your body with much needed protein and nutrients to keep you living well. Here are some…

Fitness Goals: Week of June 17 – Strength

It’s a new week and therefore, I need to set some new goals. A bad stomach bug has set me back again. I think it might be in my cooking. Perhaps experimenting with so much new food early on is not a good idea. Especially for those with sensitive stomachs. It could also be stress….

Positive energy cleanse – through music

Can’t sleep? You aren’t alone. It’s 2 am here. It’s boiling hot. I gave up on trying to sleep and am back on the computer. Listening to soothing nature sounds. Experimenting with white noise, brown noise – you name it. Anything to try and get a few hours of sleep. And then I stumbled on…