Tag Archive for 'wellness'

The holidays can wield such a double-edged sword, can’t they? On the one hand, this time of year is filled with family, friends, tradition, delicious food, and celebration. On the other hand, this time of year also brings with it jam-packed schedules, making self-care even more of a challenge. For people with anxiety over food, […]

X + Y = Wellness?

Last week, Katy Bowman of Aligned and Well posted a link to this study, titled: Bone density comparisons in male competitive road cyclists and untrained controls   and asked her 10k plus Facebook fans whether we would expect that male cyclists had higher or lower bone mineral density in their spines than controls.  Most people said […]

I just love Japanese Maples in the fall.  I snapped this picture outside my neighbors’ house.  Their Japanese Maple turned the most delicious colors and dropped all of its leaves at once, creating a carpet of gorgeous on the sidewalk. Speaking of delicious and fall, these Ginger Molasses Cookies look so amazing.  I’ve recently had […]

Ten years ago, I started work on a novel. I worked on it off and on for about three years, and then had my first child. All work stopped. Somehow, after the birth of my son, I lost every bit of will to write that I possessed.  It was strange, actually, as if I were […]

I am super excited to offer up a new giveaway and I hope you guys will take advantage of it! If you follow me on Facebook, you’ve seen posts I’ve shared from my friend Carmen Hunter. Carmen epitomizes the word “passion” when it comes to helping people feel better and live to their fullest.  After […]

Green Means Go?

(This post contains an affiliate link to Amazon.  This means that if you click and buy, I receive a small commission from Amazon.  You won’t pay any more than normal, and it helps me to justify this whole blogging thing.) On Saturday, my husband and I went to the Georgia Tech football game. Having attended […]

My big kids’ Fall Break was last Thursday and Friday.  We normally trek to my mom’s but that’s a five-hour drive minimum and given that I haven’t had a full night of sleep in fifteen months, three weeks and four days (but who’s counting?) I just didn’t feel safe getting behind the wheel for an […]

Let’s start out with some of the realities about health and wellness journalism.  And for that, I point you to Katy Bowman’s Expert Ankles piece.  Now, from time to time, I have been known to remind my class members that just because they see a picture of a movement in a health or fitness mag, […]

My husband got a Big Green Egg for his *ahem* 40th birthday that has not yet happened but the BGEs were on sale so we snagged one.  I’ve been all over that bad boy since we got it.  Check out this lovely smoked chicken. But here’s my question for you BGErs: What’s the best way […]

Yesterday, I shared information from one of the most discussed presentations at AHS 2013.  Today I am going to offer up some quotable quotes from the various sessions I attended. Let me know if any of them really piques your interest and I can delve into it more. (If I put quotation marks around it, […]