Lose the Weight and Keep it Off

We are now almost in the middle of April, and you’re probably wondering if I ever lost those unwanted pounds.  Am I still working out and eating healthy?  Well, the answer to both of those questions is “Yes”! My weight in December 2015: 146 lbs. Current weight: 139 lbs. In my last post, 10 Things…

What Your Food Packaging Says about Your Eating Habits

  When it comes to shopping, there are a number of things we take into consideration for the foods that we buy, because we know what we like from our food. The more you know about a person,the more that you can tell about what sort of foods they like. What about the other way…

Staying Fit While Snowed In

My 2016 had a weird, but interesting start, but I am back on track with my fitness goals.  One of the reasons that I love my gym is that they give you “bucks” to spend just for being a member. I’ve used them for personal training sessions.  I think I will use the remaining bucks…

Time to Get Moving as We Move into 2016

This will be my last post for the year as well as the 100th blog post.     I wanted to update you on my progress. I saw my dietician for my final appointment. My diet is fine; however, he suggested that I get a fitness band to track my activity. My struggle this month…

Turn Fat into Lean Body Mass

I am happy to report that I didn’t overeat this Thanksgiving.  I had one plate, and I did not go back for seconds. I met with my dietician again this past Monday.  My weight is still the same at 146 pounds, but my percent body fat has dropped from 33.1% to 32.0%.  My lean body…

6 Tips for Staying Healthy This Winter

Winter can bring about a whole host of problems and obstacles when it comes to staying healthy. It is, of course, cold and flu season. Winter also brings about a lot of holidays and holiday parties, which can throw a wrench into any healthy eating regimen. Add alcohol at those gatherings, the stress of being…

5 Reasons Why I Blog

There are many types of blogs out there. Some discuss Kim Kardashian’s backside or Pitbull’s latest video. Others talk about sports or give financial advice. I’ve been blogging for about a year and half now. Here are my reasons: My family. At the end of 2012, my contract position ended. At that time, I was…

You Told Me That I Had Cancer

Since 2009, I’ve had thyroid nodules. Before that, doctors always thought that there were problems with my thyroid function because of my big eyes and skinny frame at that particular time. My thyroid function is normal. Thyroid nodules typically are not cancerous, but you are closely monitored. They can affect your breathing and your ability to…

Things Do Get Better With Age

I don’t know about you, but I am having a great summer. We’ve had two family outings and I was able to go to the Bahamas to celebrate my 40th birthday. I know that women don’t typically tell their age, but I see it as a blessing. Oftentimes at 40, we become depressed because we…

Fighting with Jealousy

Scientists are trying to assure us that love is the result of action of a chemical force viewed in our organism. Moreover, they decided to examine the most contradictory feeling caused by passion – jealousy. It turned out that this feeling is directly related to hormones, and a jealous person feels jealous because he/she enjoys…