Fitness and weight loss – common myths and misunderstandings

As spring draws near and the days are getting longer, I know I’m itching to get back into a fitness routine to help with weight loss. As my long-time readers know, this is something I’ve battled with all my life. I moderate an online fitness forum on an adult website that I’ve been part of…

Fitness Tips: How to reduce water retention

It’s Wednesday already? The week has flown by and I realize I haven’t posted anything I said I was going to post this week. I keep talking about getting into the kitchen and doing some baking and cooking – but I’m still in lazy mode. I have three recipes saved in draft mode but no…

Another milestone! 600 followers

I couldn’t believe how many notifications I received last night after my last two posts. I watched as my list of followers continued to grow and right now as I type this – the blog is sitting at 600 followers. Now, compared to blogs with thousands of followers I know that doesn’t seem like much….

Fitness Goals: November 2020

It’s that time of month already – where has the year gone? It’s already November and yet it feels like I’ve done nothing this year. I guess that’s true since I’m still off work. I’m having a hard time filling in the hours of the day. So, it’s time to really buckle down and focus…

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,…

Living Well: Coping with 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),…