These recent years I have given support to Relay for Life runner and breast cancer fighter Ellen Kennedy. She is an amazing friend and is fighting Breast Cancer for the second time. She was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2009. After a mastectomy, radiation and chemotherapy she was put on maintenance medication Sept 2009. In Feb 2010 she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer with … [Read more...] about Relay For Life – This month my commissions go to my friend Ellen!
What is your biggest challenge being accountable to fitness and nutrition everyday? For me its tracking food and drinking water. As usual this week I have planned my meals out – still working towards a vegan lifestyle and I am using my smart phone to set alarms to help me drink water. … [Read more...] about Staying Accountable
I hear this from so many people. How many of you have gym memberships but only go once a month? How about once every 6 months? That was me! I was one of those people. We paid hundreds of dollars a month for a family membership to the YMCA and hardly ever went. My excuses for not going weren’t anything special… It’s cold out (I’m not a fan of the cold), I don’t have that much time, I’ll do it … [Read more...] about I can’t do a Beachbody program at home – I need a buddy to keep me going! It’s too expensive!
Like so many people today who want to be thinner I have dieted. I have had some success with Weight Watchers and no real success or tolerance for Atkins. As I continue to get older my metabolism has also slowed a bit. I have lived with Hashimoto’s disease for years so my thyroid is checked regularly which means sadly it’s just aging. Yesterday I turned 40 and for the last two months I have … [Read more...] about Rethinking Diets
For those of you who follow me you know I struggle with Lupus but work hard to overcome the challenges of the illness. May is Lupus Awareness Month. I have a lupus fact for you and a special offer: … [Read more...] about Lupus Awareness Month