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….

Happy Friday – Food Goals

This week flew by. I can’t believe it’s already Friday night. It’s 10:30 pm and I’m yawning – ready for bed early. I think it’s the weather mostly. It’s been very dark, cold and we’ve had enough rain to last us the summer. I’m not complaining though. I love the rain. There’s nothing better than…

Cooking with Vegetables & Healthy Recipes

A couple of years ago, I really got into cooking. I made it a weekly thing. It was my date night with myself and I looked forward to it every week. Once a month, I would stop by the liquor store and buy a few bottles of wine. I used to work in a liquor…