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 get rid of loose skin after massive weight loss

What causes loose skin? One of the most common questions we’re asked in my fitness group is: what can I do about loose skin? This is a really good question and I thought I would share some of the answers here because this is an issue many people face The number one cause for loose…

Living Well: Hypermobility, joint pain and leg cramps

Hypermobility is something that I’ve been plagued with all my life but I didn’t learn about the disease until a few years ago when I suffered from severe muscle cramps that kept me up all night long. For four months, I went through every medical test imaginable. I had brain scans (ECG), bone scans (arthritis),…

Body Shaming Rant

I’m part of an adult website that has several fitness groups. I moderate one of the largest groups – there is another one that focuses more on athletics – not just weight loss. It’s one of those groups where you can post a question and all the members can respond to your question. The group…

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…