Living Well: The importance of a good night’s sleep

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week’s goal to improve my sleep habits,…

How to stay motivated for weight loss

This is a question that pops up often in my Fitness group on a website that shall not be named. I took over the group in 2017 and have turned it into a supportive group for members who want to lose weight and keep it off in a healthy manner. The group grew from under…

Fitness Tips: the benefits of intermittent fasting

I’m following up to my post a few months ago on The Skinny of Intermittent Fasting. I’ve been meaning to follow up on my progress with fasting and have been putting it off. This morning, I let out a whoop as I finally noticed a shift in weight. It’s finally heading in the right direction….

Fitness Progress – month end June 2020

Okay, so I’ve gone back into using My Fitness Pal to track everything I eat and how much exercise I’m doing. As per my new fitness challenge for the summer, I swore to track stats for at least thirty days to see if it makes a difference. My peeve with MFP is that most of…

Living Well: Self care for anxiety, depression or stress

Reposting this. I think it’s a good reminder on how we can care for ourselves during this difficult time. At work today, I caught up with a co-worker I hadn’t seen in a few days. We chatted a bit about my new schedule and how it’s really making a difference in my life. We went…