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…

I love Saturday mornings

It’s a chilly and cloudy morning here in my condo. I had to turn the light on as I cleaned my kitchen and now in my living room. Looks like another day of rain. Which beats the alternative – that I can’t even think about yet this early into fall. The days are getting shorter….

Fall has arrived early – the year is fading fast

This morning was rough. I couldn’t sleep last night and kept saying to myself, “just one more hour, and then I’ll get up.” My plans to wake up at 7:30 am and have a productive day turned into climbing out of bed at 1:00 pm. I don’t know what happened. A few weeks ago I…

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….