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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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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The Barefoot Running Revolution

The Barefoot Running Revolution

| May 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Okay, it’s not a revolution, but folks are running barefoot. They have found that tossing their shoes out have helped them run with fewer injuries. I’m not talking about Kenyans, Tarahumaras or any other culture where running barefoot was a way of life, I’m talking about Brits, Yanks and other countries who bought into the […]

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Are Expensive Running Sneakers Really Necessary?

Are Expensive Running Sneakers Really Necessary?

| May 21, 2010 | 1 Comment

As mentioned in my earlier post, after reviewing the many sneaker options at Runners World and becoming somewhat educated on my running style and running type I was prepared to spend $130 on a pair of sneakers. Not wanting to purchase them online (after all, you really need to try on sneakers before buying them), […]

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Buying the Right Running Shoes – A Huge Decision

Buying the Right Running Shoes – A Huge Decision

| May 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Now that my tensor fascia latae muscle is on the mend, it’s time for me to get serious about developing a running routine.  In accordance with my chiropractor’s instructions, I decided to speed up my running pace.  He believes the problem I had with my tensor fascia muscle as a result of running too slow. […]

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