Health and Wellness, Healthy Self-Care

It’s time to LOSE some weight!

Actually, it's way past time to lose it!  For those that don't know, here's the condensed back story... In July of 2004 I had Gastric Bypass Surgery.  I weighed in at 308 pounds, had severe sleep apnea, was taking anti-inflammitories daily, and two types of blood pressure medication.  I was only 46 years old.  My… Continue reading It’s time to LOSE some weight!

Health and Wellness, Healthy Self-Care

“You Are What You Eat”

Our health is determined by what we put IN our bodies (genetics too...but we have control of what we ingest) As I have gotten older, I soooo wish I had actually CARED about nutrition and natural health when I was raising my girls (please forgive me Melanie, Melissa, and Melinda!!!) Getting older doesn't have to stink. BUT...if… Continue reading “You Are What You Eat”

Health and Wellness, Recipes

What’s all this about “IF”?

      I have been curious about Intermittent Fasting ("IF" for short) for awhile now.  Several of my friends are doing it and have raved about how they feel great, have more energy, and just generally feel better physically and emotionally!!  Who doesn't want that?  So, I've done some research and was planning to… Continue reading What’s all this about “IF”?