Felicia

Felicia has learned the hard way that health, whether good or bad, is a result of daily choices and habits. On this blog Felicia shares what she's learned and the healthier choices she now makes as a result of her new knowledge. She hopes to encourage others to experiment to find alternative solutions to nagging problems (she's also is a bit of a tree hugger and likes to share ways to lighten the toxic burden on the environment).

Necessary disclaimer: I am not a medical professional therefore I am not and cannot giving medical advice. I'm just sharing my story.

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Aging Gracefully

| December 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

There’s nothing  for me to say in this post. The video says it all. Here’s to a Happy and Healthy New Year!

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Heartburn and the Holidays

Heartburn and the Holidays

| December 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let me start this post by saying that I do not have a medical degree nor am I a medical practitioner.  I’m writing this post as one who used to suffer terribly from heartburn during the holiday season.  Year after year it seemed like I had an internal the alarm clock that was set to […]

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I’m “Doing” Old

I’m “Doing” Old

| November 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

This Thanksgiving was very enlightening for me. My enlightenment had nothing to do with how to make a creamier cheesecake or the fact that my turkey brine resulted in a very moist tasty turkey, it had to do with how we age. According to my kids, I’m as old as dirt.  They asked me, “What […]

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Oh the Aching Cuboid!

Oh the Aching Cuboid!

| October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

As recently as three days ago I didn’t know what a cuboid was. After all, it’s a funny sounding name and when folks complain of aches and pains, you never hear about the cuboid. Well, after my hubby’s recent experience with a wandering cuboid, I hope and pray my cuboid remains in place forever.  Here’s […]

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The Ankle Bone is Connect to the Hand Bone?

The Ankle Bone is Connect to the Hand Bone?

| September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Over the summer I fractured a bone in my ankle.  I was doing some yard work, stepped in a gopher hole, twisted my ankle, fractured a bone and I was out of commission for about a month or so. Before fracturing my ankle, I was involved in laying down decorative rock around the pool, painting […]

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How to Make Homemade Chicken Bacon

How to Make Homemade Chicken Bacon

| August 5, 2010 | 10 Comments

Turkey bacon or pork bacon, which one is healthier? Honestly, I’m not going to take sides in the debate. I used to eat turkey bacon because I believed it was healthier then I thought about it for a moment. They’re both processed foods so how healthy can either of them be? Rather than stand in […]

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Maybe it’s the Poop…

Maybe it’s the Poop…

| July 27, 2010 | 8 Comments

This post is not for the squeamish. If you’re pretty close to your goal weight (I’d say within 10 to 20 pounds) and you seem to have excess belly bloat and your pant waist seems tight, maybe it’s the poop. Hear me out…I’ll try to start from the beginning. Quite some time ago when I […]

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Forget the Gym; Give Me a Bag of Sand

Forget the Gym; Give Me a Bag of Sand

| July 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Why bother with the expense of a gym membership when for the same amount of money I can invest it in a home project. I get to do the heavy lifting and have something more to show for my investment than a gym T-Shirt bearing the gym’s logo. Think about it for a minute. You […]

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Running Sneakers for Walking, Swimming Shoes for Running?

Running Sneakers for Walking, Swimming Shoes for Running?

| June 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Admittedly I’m early in the running barefoot game, but I’ve got to say that running in my water shoes is a pleasure. After the initial shock to the system of using foot and lower leg muscles that have been dormant for quite some time, my body seems to be adapting nicely to the change; no […]

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A Delayed Barefoot Running Ouch!

A Delayed Barefoot Running Ouch!

| June 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Okay, I didn’t listen to the experts and start ‘real’ slow with this barefoot running stuff. I thought I was going slow with running/walking two miles. While I felt great the day I ran/walked I realized the next day that I had nudged a few muscles that I had not used in a while. It […]

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