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Running Sneakers

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)… Read More

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Running Sneakers

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… Read More

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Running Sneakers

The last post I wrote about my painful tensor fasciae latae muscle (my daughter calls it my mocha latte muscle). Anyway, I won’t reinvent the wheel here, if you want to hear my tale of woe you could read it here. Painful TFL Progress It’s been 10 days since writing about the painful muscle. Since… Read More

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Tensor Fasciae Latae Muscle

I recently had the dubious pleasure of discovering a new muscle in my body. The muscle is called the Tensor Fasciae Latae. This lovely little muscle is located in the hip area. If you haven’t discovered yours, count yourself lucky. How I discovered My Tensor Fasciae Latae I started running again. I decided to get… Read More

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A Hot Flash Update

Pines Wheat Grass

They’re gone! It’s been about 2 weeks since I had a hot flash! There’s one other weapon in my fighting hot flash arsenal that I added to my routine since my last hot flash update . That wonderful weapon is Wheat Grass. No, not the real, freshly ground, taste like lawn clippings wheat grass (I have… Read More

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Oh Those Pesky Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes

In 2006 I had my first confrontation with hot flashes. At first I didn’t know what the heck was going on. It couldn’t have been hot flashes, I was way too young (or so I thought). After coming to the shocking realization that I was actually having hot flashes, I started doing some research on… Read More

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Salty Turkey Cold Cuts

Sara Lee Turkey

I stopped by the grocery store last night to pick up cold cuts for my daughter’s school lunch. She told me she was tired of peanut butter and apple sandwiches (I was also tired of making them). It was late and the cold cut counter was closed so I picked up a package of Sara… Read More

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I happen to be a fan of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Often times I make my own peanut butter by grinding peanuts, almonds or even cashews in my Magic Bullet. I add a drop or two of olive oil for consistency and there I have it…peanut butter. Although I knew the peanut butter was… Read More

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Measurements for Fitness

Isn’t that a common question? Every year tons of folks make resolutions to get fit, eat better, lose weight, stop eating junk and so on and so on. Try something new this year. Don’t make a New Year’s resolution, make a New Month resolution. A year is a long time. Often times 2 months down… Read More

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Cleanse without Fasting

Veggies

Fasting is not for everyone who wants to cleanse, for a variety of reasons: They don’t want to go through that 3 day funk Its too difficult to run a family and cook for others The initial low blood sugar crashes are too inconvenient The readjustment in eliminations are too uncomfortable They can’t afford to… Read More

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