30+ Ways To Quit Smoking
If you’re trying to quit smoking, you probably already know what I’m about to say: smoking sucks. While most people know smoking cigarettes can lead to lung cancer, there is a host of other health problems associated with smoking cigarettes including: •    Increased risk of Coronary Heart Disease •    Increased […]

30+ Ways to Quit Smoking

Heart disease and diabetes run in my family.  I have a genetic predisposition to either or both. It’s a little scary to type those words; it makes me feel vulnerable.  No hiding from it.  There it is, right out in the open.  But expressing it here isn’t nearly as scary […]

Heart Disease – Healthy Changes

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(This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on one and buy something I may receive a small amount of money.  This doesn’t affect your price at all; just helps to maintain the blog.) Sleep is important; very important.  We try to find out how to sleep better because most […]

How To Sleep Better – 5 Surprising Tips

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This post originally appeared on the Dealspotr blog. Dealspotr is the most accurate coupon site that pays you to save. I’m @jrrmblog on Dealspotr, use my link to join today and earn 5,000 bonus points. It’s time to face the truth – we all know that eating fast food is […]

Fast Food Statistics That Will Scare You Healthy

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(This post contains affiliate links.  This means if you click on one and buy something, I get a small amount of money.  This doesn’t raise the price to you in any way; it just helps with the upkeep of the blog.) This time of year, it’s easy to feel what’s […]

7 Tips to Beat Seasonal Depression

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Let’s talk about healthy working moms.  And how to stay healthy as a single working mom.  Because I hit all those categories.  I am a (single) mom, who works full-time, and who wants to be healthy.  Nah, HAS to be healthy.  There’s too much to do each day.  I can’t […]

Healthy Working Moms

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I love the ease of slow cooker dinners! One of my favorite apps on my phone is the myfitnesspal app, which was recommended to me by a trainer at the Anytime Fitness club where my daughter and I work out.  During the one-hour personal trainer session that you receive when […]

Slow Cooker Dinners from myfitnesspal

Back to her roots
I just found an amazing blog, and I wanted to share it! This blog is called “Back To Her Roots” – and it’s all about being a country girl at heart, gardening, eating healthy, etc.  I stumbled across this blog, written by Cassie from Southern Indiana, this morning – on […]

“Back To Her Roots” – New Friend Shout Out

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Well, it’s been quite awhile since I have checked in and updated my “health journey,” so I thought it was about time.  Things have been crazy, and not necessarily in a good way.  Being unemployed sucks, and it has played hell with my motivation to get healthier.  Plus, the weather […]

Health Journey Update – 10/30

Again, a little late in posting my health results for last week – but better late than never!  My schedule last week had me working over the weekend, and that looks like a trend until the end of the year.  Oh well – that’s life. So again, a week of […]

Health Journey Update – Week 4

Health Journey - Week 2 Update
Here’s a quick health update, a little bit late though.  I had to work over the weekend, and didn’t get a chance to post about my results for the  week.  So here it is … My weight is down another pound, and there is another 1/2 inch gone, this time from […]

Health Update – Week 3

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Time for another health update to my journey, and with surprising results for this week.  See, I didn’t feel as if I were successful this week.  I was only able to hike for 3 days out of the 5 that were my goal, and I only drank my goal amount […]

Health Update – Two Weeks