Living Well: September is PCOS Awareness Month

It’s after ten at night on Monday and I’ve been sitting here most of the evening wondering what to write for my weekly health article when I saw an article trending on Twitter. I know. Twitter. It’s not my favorite place to pick up ideas from – but there it was. An article from Pop…

Fall Fitness Goals

Here we are at Monday morning again. It’s foggy, dark and wet outside again. The leaves are quickly falling off the trees. The leaves that are left have all turned orange, yellow and brilliant shades of red. I noticed the beauty of the River Valley on my way home from dad’s house on the weekend….

Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight? (repost)

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I’m always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day,…

Fad diets to avoid at all costs

During my time as an internet moderator for a weight loss support group, I’ve learned a lot about fad diets. Before joining the group, I had absolutely no clue what intermittent fasting was or how ketosis actually worked. The group I moderate has nearly 10,000 members from around the globe. It’s a great group. But…

Fitness: the skinny on intermittent fasting

Reposting – this might be my most popular post and it’s still getting daily hits. I thought it would be good to share again – I’m doing terribly at IF right now. Some of you know that I moderate a fitness group on a (nameless) adult forum. When I joined the group, I was adamant…